Women’s Avalanche 1 Backcountry Babes


Many winter activities expose people to avalanche danger. This three day training for women helps you develop habits that will keep you and your backcountry partners alive.

  • Plan and prepare for travel in avalanche terrain
  • Recognize avalanche terrain
  • Develop a personal framework for making decisions in avalanche terrain.
  • Learn and apply effective companion rescue.

The Alaska Avalanche Information Center in partnership with Backcountry Babes hosts this course.

Curriculum: American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education

Class Length: 3 Days, Classroom and Field

Location and Date:

February 18-20, 2017   Anchorage/Arctic Valley & Girdwood/Turnagain Pass

Cost: $375

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AIARE_LogoBlue_stroke_newBackcountry babes logoaaa_logo_instructorInstructors: Sarah Carter & Jenna Boisvert

Student Equipment List

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Posted in AAIC Course Descriptions.
Sarah Carter

Sarah Carter