March 17, 18, & 19, 2017  9am-6pm 

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Thompson Pass, Alaska 
Valdez, AK  



Kyle Sobek 
Alaska Avalanche Information Center 

Advanced Snowmachine Avalanche Education 

American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education 1 Course. Meets the American Avalanche Association guidelines for Avalanche 1.

GET THE TRAINING: This field based avalanche class on sleds will build your backcountry brain. Riders teaching riders to anticipate weather and avalanches. Plan routes to find the best snow and avoid avalanches. Create an emergency plan. Learn to manage your group using communication and travel techniques. Practice companion rescue skills that will save lives.


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Space is limited; get your riding buddies together and sign up today. This training is open to adults 18 years and older. Riders will be responsible for themselves and their contributions to group safety throughout the course.