The Mazamas offers a variety of classes for all ability levels. Learn new skills in mountaineering, rock climbing, first aid, ski mountaineering, and more.
Avy lecture and practice around the lodge. Chance to overnight at Mazama Lodge.
- Reading assignment:
- Chapter 1: Gear and Equipment – Avalanche Safety Equipment
- Chapter 2: All sections except Tour Planning
- Chapter 10: Rescue Techniques and Emergency Preparedness – Avalanche Companion Rescue
- Class materials:
- Search and Rescue Quick Reference Card (also available in a Blue Book)
- Beacon Interference
- What's a Facet?
- Know Before You Go
- The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek – The New York Times
- Rescue at Cherry Bowl – Avalanche.ca
- Your Heart and Brain Are Working Against You in Avalanche Terrain – Powder Magazine
- Snow Profiles and Tests
- Transceiver Trailhead Check (BCA)
- More resources:
- Mazamas Backcountry Skiing Google Site – has links to avalanche associations, scenarios, podcasts, videos, books, and more.
Registration is Closed
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