The Mountain Guides; Level 1 Yurt Based Course

This emersion learning based AIARE Level 1 Courses are designed for people looking to build a foundation for safe Backcountry travel. This comprehensive 3-day course focuses on hazard evaluation, decision-making and companion rescue in avalanche terrain. These courses include proper instruction for basic safety and protocols for safe backcountry travel. Over the 3-days you will learn the skills and tools needed to navigate the winter mountains and evaluate the snowpack when traveling through avalanche terrain.

The course begins at 8 am at Great Northern Powder Guides. From there, you’ll ride in the snowcat up to the yurts. You can expect to return to GNPG base by 5 PM on the third day.

This course is not offered through the Flathead Avalanche Center, but through The Mountain Guides.  All questions must be directed towards them. 

TO REGISTER: Level 1 Yurt Based Trip

Event Date: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 to Wednesday, January 11, 2023