The Swiss Couloir, Rogers Pass, BC

I’m aiming to help you move safely and efficiently through more complicated terrain than you’re used to. In the words of Avalanche Canada….

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Use the Avaluator 2.0 as a filtering tool to determine when additional planning and travel techniques are required to travel safely.
  • Be familiar with Avalanche Danger Ratings verification techniques for personal use on a local scale.
  • Be familar with the Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES) technical model as a means to develop personal, local terrain ratings.
  • Use route-finding to take advantage of nuances in terrain to manage personal risk.
  • Use travel techniques in avalanche terrain appropriate to the avalanche conditions.
  • Proficiently carry out a companion rescue.
  • Understand the limits of their training.

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