OUT 168 Avalanche Awareness Level I

(Previously PER 152 Avalanche Safety)

1 Credit Hour • 22.5 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Emphasizes the latest information available about the study of avalanches, snow science, rescue equipment, and rescue techniques. Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to help instill good judgment and sound skills when making day-to-day travel decisions in the winter environment. This course fulfills the National Ski Patrol’s Basic (Level 1) Avalanche course requirements.