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    Apr 22, 2024  
Draft Catalog 
Draft Catalog

AE 242 - Avalanche Level 1 and Rescue

This course provides an introduction to avalanche hazard management while traveling in winter backcountry environments. Students will plan for and facilitate trips into avalanche terrain, understand and implement basic decision-making concepts while making terrain choices, and learn to apply effective companion rescue techniques. 

Credits: 2

Repeatable: This course is repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits.

Students who successfully complete this course will receive Avalanche Level 1 and Avalanche Rescue certifications with an American Avalanche Association approved provider.

There is a course specific fee for this course.