Key Information: Tour Duration: 3
day(s) Group Size: 4
people Destination(s):California Specialty Categories:Skiing & SnowboardingOutdoor Skills School Season: January - March Airfare Included: No Tour Customizable: No Minimum Per Person Price: 365 US Dollar (USD) Maximum Per Person Price: 365 US Dollar (USD)
Taught by AAA Certified Avalanche Instructor Tim Keating. This introductory avalanche hazards course contains over 24 hours of instruction in both lecture, video, discussion, and at least 15 hrs of field work. The course is designed for all types of back country travelers, snowshoer's, back country skiers, snowboarders, mountaineers, ski patrol, and mountain guides. We use a variety of evaluation systems to start to learn how to evaluate avalanche hazards and to develop "your avalanche judgment." The basics of snow mechanics, avalanche hazards, and metamorphosis of snow are taught through lectures, slides shows, and hands-on field study, giving the student a basic foundation and understanding of the nature of avalanches and their hazards.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Professional instruction/guides
- Avalanche beacon use
- Avalanche rescue equipment
- Course materials
- Permits and permit fees.
M15970 co-owned Timothy Keating, CEO and one of the original co-founders of the company. Along with Dave Cressman, our 15 year Shasta operations manager, now COO of the corporation. Established in 1981, we are one of only 3 guide services to operate on Mt. Shasta and one of 8 guides’ services to offer in both winter...