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MountainSavvy LLC presents  


Level 1 and Level 2 Avalanche Safety Courses geared to backcountry skiers, snowboarders, mountaineers and snowmobilers.   

Two, three and four-day courses consisting of video presentations, interactive discussion and hands-on field training with state-of-the-art snow rescue equipment.  Participants learn to read the clues of snowpack, weather and terrain; evaluate hazard and assess risk; Participate in beacon searches; Analyze and test snow stability; Participate in search & rescue scenarios. 

AIARE Level 1 (3-day courses)

Mount Hood Sessions: January 21-23 February 11-13

Avalanche Skills Essentials (2-day courses)

Mount Hood Sessions: December 17-18 January 14-15

Companion Rescue Skills (1-day course)

Mount Hood Sessions: February 4
                 * new registrants to sessions marked "full" will be added to a waiting list in the order registration is received

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MountainSavvy instructors are Northwest authorities on snow and avalanche, including Mt Hood & Mt Rainier climbing rangers, senior ski patrollers and avalanche professionals. MountainSavvy has been providing avalanche courses in the Pacific Northwest since 2000.


MountainSavvy is an equal opportunity recreation provider operating under special use permit on the Mt. Hood National Forest, USDA Forest Service. MORE

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