AIARE 1 Avalanche Course, 1/2/14 – 1/5/14

Yesterday we finished our 2nd AIARE 1 Avalanche Course of the season and it was an excellent 3 days. Back to back Nor’ Easter’s left us with a varied and interesting snow-pack to travel on and highly engaged participants really added up to a productive three days! I’m keeping this post short as I have another avalanche class starting tomorrow I need to prepare for.

Tuckeman Ravine Avalanche Course EMS Schools
Beacon Range Check
Tuckeman Ravine Avalanche Course EMS Schools
Some snowpack obs on east side of Willard
Tuckeman Ravine Avalanche Course EMS Schools
Avalanche Advisory Board at PNVC
Tuckeman Ravine Avalanche Course EMS Schools
Some group planning
Heading up Tuckerman Ravine Trail, EMS Schools AIARE Avalanche Course
Heading up Tuckerman Ravine Trail, EMS Schools AIARE Avalanche Course
Tuckeman Ravine Avalanche Course EMS Schools
Reaching our highpoint between Left Gully & The Chute, with the other half of our class entering the Sluice area in the background
Tuckeman Ravine Avalanche Course EMS Schools
Making some snowpack observations between The Chute & Left Gully
Tuckeman Ravine Avalanche Course EMS Schools
Panorama of our position in the bowl
Tuckeman Ravine Avalanche Course EMS Schools
My field book notes from our Tour Day

If you were thinking about getting into one of these courses this season don’t delay any longer. We have a few courses left with space availability, details here:

http://www.emsoutdoors.com/avalanche-training/

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