Onion River Outdoors and East Coast Avalanche Education Host Avalanche 1 Course

February 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – February 9, 2020 @ 9:00 pm

Join ORO and East Coast Avalanche Education for Avalanche Level 1, February 6-9, 2020.

  • Level 1 is a 24-hour class with at least 60% field time. Students can expect to learn the following:
    • How to interpret the avalanche forecast and how to develop an appropriate travel plan based on current conditions.
    • How to travel in the backcountry while observing key red-flag signs and being able to identify avalanche-prone terrain.
    • How to use appropriate snowpack tests, and where and why avalanches occur.
    • Risk management tools for identifying problems associated with human factors.
    • How to confidently conduct a companion rescue.
  • Thursday, Feb 6 & Friday, Feb 7: 6pm-9pm classroom sessions at ORO
  • Saturday, Feb 8 & Sunday, Feb 9: 8am-5pm in Smugglers’ Notch
  • Backcountry skis, poles, skins, or snowshoes are available to rent through ORO.
  • Cost $450.00
  • For all communications and registration, contact [email protected]eastcoastavalancheeducation.com
  • https://www.eastcoastavalancheeducation.com/

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