Ski & Snowboard News / Want to save your life?
Jan 10, 2017 06:19PM
By Harriet Wallis
BRiGHTON offers this course. Learn to ride safely in avalanche terrain.
Course includes: Companion Rescue – Weather – Snowpack – Terrain – Route Finding – Gear Considerations – Human Factors
This course is designed specifically for recreational Skiers and Snowboarders with upper intermediate to advanced/expert riding skills. You should be able to negotiate your way down relatively steep open terrain with deep tracked powder.
Small tour groups to maximize your learning experience.
A lift ticket is not required.
Thursday, January 12, 5:15pm till approximately 9:30pm — indoor lecture
Saturday, January 14, 9:00am till approximately 4:00pm – outdoor field session
Avalanche beacon, probe and shovel required for this
Up-hill travel gear (split board or AT skis with skins) is not required, but is recommended.
Course fee of $100 is not due until the first day of the
50% discount for Brighton employees and Volunteer ski patrol
Consistently rated “EXCELLENT” by previous students
Longest running BC-101 course in the United States
Pre-registration is required.
To register, or if you have questions, contact [email protected]