Below our the workshops for the 2012/2013 season! You can also browse them on our Eventbrite page directly.
This introduction workshop is designed to give you an overview of staying safe on the mountain as well as what to do if a problem occursThis workshop covers:
This workshop is designed for mountain enthusiasts who are starting to tour on their own and possibly venturing out of the ski area boundries.This workshop covers:
This workshop will teach you the skills to effectively operate a rescue beacon, efficiently probe the snow to determine the victim's location and stratgically move snow with your shovel to uncover your companionThis workshop covers:
This is a follow up to the popular Companion Rescue Skills course. We will take the lifts to the top of Alpental Ski Area and head into the Alpental Backcountry for a short ski tour.
Participants will lean and practice common avalanche terrain recognition skills, observations relevant to the avalanche danger, and safe travel decisions appropriate to the hazard level.
These skills will be tied to the NWAC avalanche hazard discussion.
This short tour will culminate with an avalanche rescue drill to help the students hone their skills.
It is anticipated that participants will become better organized for potential rescues, will recognize the complexities of decision making in avalanche terrain, and will be motivated to enroll in a Level 1 avalanche course.
Lift tickets or pass to be provided by the student.Total time is approximately 4 hours. Group limited to 8 participants
We are proud to team up with the APP, Stevens Pass, Mission Ridge & Alpental in providing free workshops to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the mountain.
We offer 3 types of classes, Mountain Safety, Avalanche Awareness, and the Companion Rescue Workshop.
See below for more information on each courseView 2013 Workshop Brochure