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Date Saturday  3/10/2018
Group Gore Range
Event Title Avalanche Terrain Avoidance (ATA) for Gore Rage Leaders and Members
Start Time 8:30 AM
End Time 4:00 PM
Status Complete
Leader Brad Cotten
Co-Leader Linda Lawson
Member Price $20.00
Non-member Price $40.00
Leader Price $20.00
Available Participants No tickets left
Type Education (everyone)

Location

Summit County Library

37 Peak One Drive

Frisco, CO

 

970.668-5555

 



For more info Contact


Brad Cotten
allcotten5@gmail.com
(720) 280 7498 C




Linda Lawson
lkl14er@comcast.net

303 793 0144 H
303 842 7040 C



Details

Enrollment Preference for CMC Gore Ranch members.



Avalanche Terrain Avoidance (ATA) is a three-hour seminar for those who DO NOT want to travel in avalanche terrain.



This seminar will teach you what conditions are required to activate an avalanche, how to use CAICs avalanche website, how to plan a trip during winter and NOT travel in avalanche prone conditions.



This seminar WILL NOT teach you about beacons, probes & avalanche rescue.

These subjects are taught in the AIARE Level 1 School for those who DO WANT to travel in avalanche terrain safely..



The half-day field observation is required on  Saturday afternoon



Equipment:  snowshoes/microspikes, 10 Essentials, trekking poles with snow baskets, bring your own lunch



If you have a compass with an inclinometer, please bring it.



 



Frisco Field Location - TBD




Notes


Backcountry terrain is defined as avalanche prone terrain as defined by the leader.

This course will NOT teach companion rescue using beacon, probe, shovel technques.