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ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Dates and Times: Wed, 1/30 & Thurs 1/31, 7pm to 930pm.
Location: MSU Strand Union Room 233
Field Course: Sat, February 2, 2013; 9:15a to 3:00p at Bridger Bowl
Course content includes: snowpack metamorphism, the mechanics of avalanche failure and fracture, and decision-making. Different topics are covered each evening session. The field session includes snowpack analysis and avalanche rescue scenarios. The course emphasizes snowpack assessment and decision-making skills.
Each student should have taken the equivalent of our Introduction to Avalanches with Field Course. Each student needs to be skilled with their avalanche beacon and should also bring a shovel and a probe in the field. Participants should be able to negotiate non-groomed, intermediate slopes on skis or a snowboard. Skins or snowshoes are needed for uphill travel.
Cost: $50.00 Donation