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Course code

BSOE610

Level

6

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

Develop the skills necessary to recognise and take account of critical avalanche information relating to personal and group safety in a backcountry situation

Learning outcomes

Recognise and describe the key factors contributing to dangerous avalanche conditions (i.e. weather, snowpack, terrain).

Evaluate snow stability in a given situation.

Demonstrate safe travel practices (including effective group management) in avalanche terrain.

Demonstrate self sufficient back country rescue.

Access information relevant to making decisions relating to avalanche conditions.

Examine and demonstrate attitudes, motivation, self-discipline, and organisational ability required of trainee professional outdoor educator.