AVALANCHE COURSE HANDS ON INSTRUCTION
SNAPSHOT
Avalanche Course
START TIME | 8:00 AM
FINISH TIME | 12:00 PM
ACTIVITY LEVEL | MODERATE
DURATION | 4 HOURS
MIN AGE | 14 YRS
PRICE | $110 USD

AVALANCHE COURSE – OVERVIEW

With so many winter activities throughout Lake Tahoe and the surrounding regions, it is no surprise that each year new stories arise of avalanche victims.  Lake Tahoe is home to a variety of snowpack.  As a result avalanche terrain is common place throughout it’s surrounding wilderness.  Our avalanche course is geared towards identifying avalanche areas, stability assessment, route-finding, metamorphism and layering, as well as rescue techniques deployed in the event of an avalanche.  This course provides a framework with regards to risk management, safety assessments of the designated travel area, types and characteristics of avalanches and the rescue equipment utilized.

HIGHLIGHTS
Terrain Assessment
Learn to assess your surroundings, identify avalanche areas, find routes, and stay out of harms way.
Onsite Training
Our instructors will walk you through all avalanche equipment and the safety protocols implemented in real world situations.
All Gear Included
All of our Lake Tahoe avalanche courses provide all the gear you need to learn in a productive, safe environment.
Snowpack Conditions
Understand the fundamentals of snow layering and how to test snowpack conditions.
Safety Equipment
Learn how to utilize beacon devices, probes and other avalanche equipment in the event of an avalanche.
Certified Instructors
All of our avalanche instructors have gone through extensive avalanche training and spend countless hours in Lake Tahoe’s backcountry to ensure you are getting up to date hands on instruction.
DISTANCE FROM SOUTH LAKE

Drive time from South Lake Tahoe is 10 minutes. Detailed directions to each adventure location are provided via email upon booking confirmation to ensure all participants have a hard copy. As with all of Tahoe Jack’s Adventures it is the participants responsibility to arrive at the designated start point on time for all of our excursions.

DETAILS
Duration & Fitness Levels
Duration | 8:00AM-12:00PM
Availability | DAILY
Expected Fitness Level | MODERATE
Difficulty | MODERATE
What we Provide
Certified Instructor
Training & Rescue Equipment ie. Beacons, Probes, Shovels
Safe Environment
What to Bring
Water
Small Backpack for personal belongings
Gloves, Beanie, Sunglasses
Warm Synthetic Clothing
Waterproof Boots
Goggles
Sunscreen
*Weather conditions may vary. Please bring warm clothing.
Adventure Restrictions
No Children Under 14 Years of Age
Expecting Mothers Prohibited
Guests must be fully mobile & in good physical condition

Questions regarding our Avalanche Courses?

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TEL +1 (775) 901-3307