Ticket sales for this event ended Sat, Dec 20, 2014
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The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center and Friends of GNFAC are sponsoring this course.
Date: Thursday, December 18 & Friday, December 19, 2014
Classroom: Dec 18, 12 noon - 5pm @ Holiday Inn, 315 Yellowstone Ave
Field: Dec 19 - All day field session
The lectures will be conducted during an afternoon (12-5 p.m.) followed by a full day field course. Topics covered include: avalanche terrain recognition, the affect weather has on avalanche hazard, the development of the mountain snowpack, decision making skills, and basic search and rescue procedures. Participants in the field session will each need a reliable snowmobile and basic mountain riding skills. An avalanche rescue beacon and shovel are required.
Cost: a $50.00 donation to The Friends of the Avalanche Center is requested.
THIS COURSE MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS FOR GALLATIN NF SNOWMOBILE GUIDES CERTIFICATION.