Provided by Utah Mountain Adventures
Friday, December 13, 2019
This class takes place on Friday evening from 6PM - 9PM, (lecture) in Salt Lake, while Saturday (8AM-8PM) & Sunday (8AM - 5PM) field sessions and lecture are conveniently based out of the Alta Library The Level 1 course is 60% in the field and 40% classroom work. Cost: $399, plus tax.
Utah Mountain Adventures Level 1: Learn safe travel in avalanche terrain and recognition of weather, snow pack and terrain factors contributing to avalanche hazard. Dig snow pits and perform field tests to recognize weak and strong layers in snow pack and practice efficient rescue with avalanche beacons. No previous avalanche education necessary.
Course Description: This 24-hour course is sanctioned by the American Avalanche Association, and students will receive a nationally recognized certificate upon completion. It is designed for those with or without previous avalanche education or experience, seeking a comprehensive and structured course. The schedule includes lectures in Salt Lake City on Friday evening, and a mix of field sessions and lectures on both Saturday and Sunday in Alta and the surrounding backcountry. The graduate of this course will understand the basics of snow science, stability evaluation, safe travel, and rescue, and be ready to make informed decisions in avalanche terrain.
Fri, December 13: 6PM - 9PM Sat, December 14: 8AM - 8PM Sun, December 15: 8AM - 5PM
Friday evening location TBD, Saturday & Sunday in Little Cottonwood Canyon
Register here or contact Utah Mountain Adventures:
Cost: $399, plus tax