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Women’s Backcountry Skills Weekend

$520

Did you recently take a Level 1 AIARE avalanche course? And yet, you are still unsure of your own ability to safely plan and execute a back country tour? Then this is the clinic for you!  AIARE Level 1 follow up:  TAKE THE NEXT STEP UP!
Lodging and dinner included!
Minimum of 3 to run
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Women's Backcountry Skills Weekend

Goal of this course :
  • Apply what you learned in your Avalanche 1 course.
  • Learn to use the tools you were given to plan and execute a back country tour under the guidance of a ski guide.
  • Understand how to use navigation tools.
  • Get to know on line sites that will allow you to choose safe terrain for the given avalanche forecast.
  • Read and understand the local avalanche forecast and make good terrain choices based on that. Make a solid tour plan using that info.
Format: 
Two full days of touring out of Aspendell, Bishop CA.
Meet Friday at 6 pm for dinner and intro to tour planning in Aspendell.
Day 1 ( Saturday): Participate in a guided tour where the guide will let you in on her tour planning and decision making process in the field.
Evening session: Familiarization with tour planning tools. Plan a tour on your own.
Day 2 ( Sunday): Tour and continue to evaluate our tour plan and terrain choices.

TRIP ITINERARY

Women's Backcountry Skills Weekend

DAY 1

Meet at house in Aspendell, Biship for dinner at 6pm.

DAY 2

Participate in a guided tour where the guide will let you in on her tour planning and decision making process in the field.

DAY 3

Tour and continue to evaluate our tour plan and terrain choices.

Additional information

2017 Dates:

March 24-26, April 14-16, April 28-30

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