Level 2 Avalanche Education - Salt Lake City, Utah

Level 2 Avalanche Course:

The level 2 course is a 4-day program that provides backcountry leaders the opportunity to advance their avalanche knowledge and decision making skills. This course also includes the introductory and prerequisite components for the professional progression: the level 3 certificate. The Level 2 builds from the introductory avalanche hazard management model introduced in the level one and adds to it the evaluation of factors critical to stability evaluation.

Description:

This 40-hour AIARE sanctioned course is a taught in partnership between White Pine Touring in Park City and Utah Mountain Adventures. It is oriented toward towards those who have taken a Level I and have significant backcountry experience under their belt. Ski patrollers, winter search and rescue personnel, mountain guides, and other serious winter mountain travelers often enroll in this intensive class. Classroom sessions will be held in Park City. Field sessions will be held in Deer Valley and the Cottonwood Canyons backcountry. UMA and White Pine are proud to have some of the top professionals in American avalanche education as instructors on this advanced course. Their insights and experience will enable graduates of this course to feel confident to plan and lead backcountry travel, perform and professionally document test profiles and other field observations, forecast instability and danger, address human factors, and conduct multiple-burial companion recovery.

Ice fall avalanche in Tien Shan Range, Kyrgyzstan

Ice fall avalanche in Tien Shan Range, Kyrgyzstan

Photo by Tyson Bradley

Course Details

2017 Dates

Jan. 12-15, 2017 Thurs-Sun

Duration

4-day program
8am - 6pm

Location

Park City, Utah

Fee

$795 per person plus tax.

For reservation,
call White Pine Touring at:
(435) 649-8710

Or email:
experts@whitepinetouring.com

Or visit:
www.whitepinetouring.com

Level

Level I is a prerequisite

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Utah Mountain Adventures

P.O. Box 521809

Salt Lake City, Utah 84152-1809

Phone: (801) 550 3986

Fax: (801) 486 8505

Email: uma@utahmountainadventures.com

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