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Avalanche Training - Aspen Grove 12/11/21

This is a hand's on clinic for all Assistant Guides wishing to assist in all winter activities for 2022: Snowshoeing, Snowboarding, Cross Country Skiing or Downhill Skiing.

Directions - Aspen Grove parking lot, American Fork Cyn, Provo

Cost - $10 (to cover avalanche gear: beacons/shovels/probes @UVU Outdoor Adventure Center)

Avalanche Clinic - Discuss avalanche safety and awareness and KBYG video; Discuss snow pack; Learn about slope and hazardous terrain; Dig snow pits; Play with avalanche beacons; Practice search and rescue techniques with beacons, probes and shovels.(see outline below)

Gear - WATERPROOF boots or non-waterproof boots/shoes, gaiters (optional - can rent), (NO COTTON) thermal top and bottom, wool socks or just not cotton socks, snow pants, long sleeve fleece, light waterproof jacket, gloves, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camelback or regular back pack, 1 Liters water, 2-3 snacks

We will provide: beacons, shovels, probes

Itinerary -

2pm - Meet at bathrooms on west side of parking lot

215 pm - 430pm - Clinic

Avalanche Safety Course
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