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Motorized Level 1: Feb 9, 10, 11 in South Lake Tahoe

Please do not register if you are not sure you can attend! If you register and bail, you'll prevent someone else from having this opportunity.

This class is free, thanks to grants from the CA OHV Commission. 

Course Summary

This 24 hour course provides an introduction to avalanche risk management for motorized users. Learning will occur through a mix of classroom and field practice, with an emphasis on field practice whenever possible. This course follows the guidelines for Recreational Level I Avalanche Training as established by the American Avalanche Association.

Schedule

8am-5pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The first two days are likely to begin indoors and transition into the field by mid to late morning. The third day is likely to be entirely in the field. Instructors will communicate specific plans prior to and throughout the class, including information on classroom and field locations.

Participants must:

  • Have the ability to ride off-trail in variable conditions.
  • Bring a functioning beacon, shovel, and probe. Essential gear must be worn/carried on self, and not in tunnel bag. An extra shovel in tunnel bag is recommended.
  • Wear a DOT approved helmet and weather-appropriate gear.
  • Ride a reliable, well maintained machine, capable of off-trail travel. Machines must be registered with visible registration markings. Spare belts and repair kits are strongly recommended.
  • Purchase the required text and complete assigned readings.
  • Bring a radio capable of operating on FRS/GMRS frequencies.

Required Text and Materials:

  • Avalanche Essentials, Bruce Tremper, Mountaineers Books, 2013.
  • Rite-in-the-Rain No. 311, 373, or any similar 4 5/8" x 7" field book.
  • Handouts as provided.

Attendance

Attendance and participation in the full class is mandatory. 

Registration

Please provide the requested information below. You'll also need to upload your completed liability release and participant information documents.  Don't forget to click on the "Save Registration" button at the bottom of the page!

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Forms
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Event Date: 
Friday, February 9, 2018 to Sunday, February 11, 2018