Avalanche Awareness

Stay safe in the backcountry with essentials of avalanche awareness

The Avalanche Awareness Course is an introductory level course and will teach you the fundamentals of personal safety when travelling in avalanche terrain. This course is delivered in two parts, theory and practical.

It is an ideal training course for skiers, transalpine trampers and climbers.

Avalanche Awareness Course Curriculum

The course is delivered in two parts:

  • Evening Class (2 Hrs). Introductions, course outline, safety and pre-trip planning, avalanche forecasting, and web resources.
  • Practical Day (8 Hrs). Equipment check and safety brief, pre-trip avalanche information, visit ski patrol, transceiver searching, digging and probe techniques, snow profiles, safe travel and route selection.

Dates & Prices

Scheduled courses
13-14 June 2020     Book now
27-28 June 2020    Book now
11-12 July 2020        Book now
25-26 July 2020      Book now
8-9 August 2020     Book now
22-23 August 2020 Book now

$269 per person. Minimum group size of 3 people.

Private course
The course also operates on demand from June-September. Please contact us with your preferred dates.

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