Course Type and Name
AIARE 1 - Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain
CT1 Vail, Colorado 2/28/2020
Apex Mountain School
(970) 949-9111 (Wk)
Vail, Colorado, CO
Begin: 02/28/2020; End: 03/01/2020
Expand your knowledge and skills through formal avalanche education from one of the longest standing AIARE avalanche education providers.
LIMITED TIME SPECIAL OFFER:
Sign up before November 1st and receive a free beacon, shovel and probe rental with your Apex Mountain School 2019-20 AIARE course.
The first 4 people to sign up for any of Apex Mountain School’s 2019-20 AIARE avalanche education courses will receive a free Ortovox Avalanche Backpack (airbag) rental
Characteristics and types of avalanches
Movement of avalanches
Classifications by size and danger
Mountain snowpack: metamorphose and layering
Avalanche rescue and beacon search techniques
Trip planning and preparation
Identifying/evaluating avalanche terrain
Route finding and travel techniques
Risk management and decision making
Human influences in group dynamics and decision making
Snow pit and snow layer analysis &amp;amp; tests
Identifying red flags
This course takes place in mountainous terrain, at altitude.