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 (3 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 for 2022 Book now


25-26 (Saturday evening, all day Sunday)


08-09 (Friday evening, all day Saturday)

23-24 (Saturday evening, all day Sunday)


05-06 (Friday evening, all day Saturday)

20-21 (Saturday evening, all day Sunday)

$299 per person. Book Now

*Minimum group size required, courses are confirmed once 3 or more people book.

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

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