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Date Thursday  1/23/2014
Group Boulder
Event Title AIARE Level 2
Status Approved
Member Price $470.00
Available Participants 6
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)

Location

Boulder Group Clubroom 633 S. Broadway Unit N, Boulder

For more info Contact

Cindy Gagnon
avalanche@cmcboulder.org


Details

Note: This is a 4 full day course (8am-6pm) TH-SUN..This course is designed for snow profesionals interested in gaining a better understanding of snow science as well as learning the international standard for taking and recording observations. The curriculum is based on the AIARE (American Institute of Avalanche Research and Education) Level 2 curriculum and taught by AIARE trained instructors. The course will be held over four full and informational days. 
The level II course will cover the following topics in depth:
•Snow metamorphism – this includes weather related effects on the snowpack.
•Standard guidelines for observation and recording of weather, snowpack and avalanches.
•Stability tests and analysis
•Decision making 
 
At the conclusion of the course, students should have an understanding of:
•the snow metamorphism process and how it relates to snow stability.
•Weak layer formation within the snowpack
•temperature gradients

 This course will be provided  by Local AMGA guides who are AIARE Certified Instructors. Participants will receive AIARE Avalanche Level 2Certificate. Must have Level 1 certificate to participate.


$470
Sign up for this school begin on Oct 15.  For more information, contact Cindy at avalanche@cmcboulder.org.


 



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Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.