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A3 Certified Avalanche Education

Mt Shasta / Bear Valley 

Avalanche Course

Certified Avalanche Level 1

$525.00  per person / 3 Days

Mt Shasta & Bear Valley Locations
A3 Avalanche Level 1 Course
 is the basic foundation for understanding avalanche hazards and developing safe travel practices in avalanche terrain.  This course contains over 26  hours of instruction comprised of classroom lectures, videos, discussions, and a minimum of at least 16 plus hours of fieldwork. Our courses are designed for all types of backcountry travelers, snowshoers, backcountry skiers, snowboarders, mountaineers, ski patrol, and mountain guides. We use a variety of systems to learn how to evaluate avalanche hazards and to develop “your avalanche judgment.”
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Mt Shasta Avalanche Level 1
December 17-19 – OPEN
December 28-30 – OPEN
January 7-9 – OPEN
January 15-17 – OPEN
Martin Luther King Weekend
January 28-30 – OPEN
February 4-6 – OPEN
February 11-13 – OPEN
February 19-21 – OPEN
President’s Day Weekend
March 4-6 – OPEN

Bear Valley
 Avalanche Level 1
December 28-30 – OPEN
January 3-5* – OPEN
January 15-17 – OPEN
Martin Luther King Weekend
January 21-23 – OPEN
January 28-30 – OPEN
February 11-13 – OPEN
February 25-27 – OPEN
March 4-6 – OPEN

Custom Groups & Private Dates
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Avalanche Level 2

A3 Certified Avalanche Level 2

$650.00 per person / 3 Days

Mt Shasta & Bear Valley Locations

A3 Avalanche Level 2 Course Curriculum. Avalanche Level 2 Course consists of 8 plus hours of instruction in lecture, video, discussion, and field study in the Mt. Shasta or Bear Valley Backcountry.  At least 16+ hours of which will be spent learning hands-on in the snow.  Avalanche Level 2 Course is designed to build on the necessary information and skills developed in the Avalanche level 1 course and then explore deeper into the up-to-date science behind avalanches.  The goal is to give students a more technical understanding of how avalanches develop and release so that they might be able to make safer life-saving decisions.

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Mt Shasta Avalanche Level 2
January 22-24 – OPEN
February 25-27 – OPEN

Bear Valley
 Avalanche Level 2
January 7-9 – OPEN
February 4-6 – OPEN
March 11-13 – OPEN

Custom Groups & Private Dates
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Avalanche Rescue Clinic

A3 Certified Avalanche Rescue Clinic

$225.00 per person / 1 day

Mt Shasta & Bear Valley Locations

A3 Avalanche Rescue Course is a new component of the American Avalanche Associations’ (A3) progression of avalanche education. The fundamental goal of the course is to give participants the skills necessary to safely perform a companion or team rescue in the event of an avalanche incident. A3 Avalanche Rescue Course revolves around four core curriculum areas: Avalanche Rescue Principles, Avalanche Equipment and Applications, the Companion Rescue Process, and Avalanche Victim Basic Care.

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3rdMt Shasta Avalanche Level 1
December 20th – OPEN
January 14th – OPEN
Martin Luther King Weekend
February 7th- OPEN
February 22nd – OPEN
President’s Day Weekend
March 3rd – OPEN

Bear Valley
 Avalanche Level 1
January 2nd – OPEN
January 31st – OPEN
February 28th – OPEN
March 7th – OPEN

Custom Groups & Private Dates
— Give us a call 888.797.6867

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