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Alaska Avalanche School Snowmachine Level 2 Avalanche Course

February 15 - 17

| $500.00

Backcountry snowmachiners who have completed their Level 1 course and wish to enhance their avalanche skills are a good fit for the Level 2 course. The course is centered around avalanche hazard evaluation, observation, and decision-making, and offers a unique opportunity to practice those skills at Turnagain Pass. Classroom sessions focus on the development of the snowpack, understanding the avalanche problem, including persistent and deep slab instabilities, avalanche mechanics and utilizing snow and weather resources to trip plan. In the field, Level 2 curriculum concentrates on snow stability evaluation techniques, detailed snowpack analysis, and documentation.

Details

Start:
February 15, 2019
End:
February 17, 2019
Cost:
500.00
Event Category:
Website:
https://alaskaavalanche.org/20182019-courses/2019/2/15/level-2-snowmachine-avalanche-course

Organizer

Alaska Avalanche School
Phone:
9073450878
Email:
Website:
https://alaskaavalanche.org/

Venue

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Phone:
9073450878
P.O. Box 100145 Anchorage, AK 99510 United States
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