Introductory Avalanche Course: ASG1

ASG1 is a TWO day field course designed for backcountry newcomers.

This course prepares participants to tour with more experienced partners. Participants recognize bad decisions. Perform single victim companion rescue in less than 5 minutes for a D2 size avalanche.

You will also learn about GEAR! ... backpack selection, content, and packing. What rest ue gear you need. The learning span from layering to skin care, and best binding systems for you.

Course Details

Target Participants: 

First time backcountry skiers or with limited experience.

Format: 2-field days, 1 day of online/classroom


Introduction to backcountry touring

2-Day Companion Rescue fundamentals and practice

Backcountry protocols and rituals.

Identification of avalanche terrain.


2 field Days at Mores Creek Summit - Idaho City Mountains

4 hours online and interactive classroom session.

Small Groups with maximum size of 4 participants per session


Cancellation processing fee: $200

Partial refund (course fee - processing fee) if cancellation is requested 30 days prior to course date.

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