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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. 

LEVEL 1 Courses

Mt Hood Sessions: December 13-14 full January 17-18 full February 7-8 full
February 21-22
                 * new registrants to sessions marked "full" will be added to a waiting list in the order registration is received
                 Two-day Level 1 courses ($275) will have an optional 3rd day ($125) allowing students to earn a second certificate in addition to the one provided with successful completion of the two-day course.

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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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