Outdoors & Movement

Classes in this category include: skiing, backpacking, exercise classes, geocaching, etc.


Avalanche Hazard Evaluation
 

This course is a 4 day program providing backcountry winter travelers a decision making framework to avoid avalanches.  
AIARE 1 introduces essential avalanche skills: plan, prepare, teamwork, observe, recognize avalanche terrain, and companion rescue. Participants are required to travel on snow and dress appropriately for inclement winter weather.
Text materials will be provided by the instructor.

Materials fee pays for: AIARE fieldbook, AIARE student fee, course curriculum, and field insurance through AAIC. Also covers PWSC insurance and transportation-related costs.

 

This class can be taken for college credit instead. To register for this class for credit, visit http://uaonline.alaska.edu or call Student Affairs at 834-1600.


 



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PERA165
Prince William Sound College
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18 - &up Carter 11/29 - 12/2 Th Fr Sa Su Varied $394.00 View 2

Four Seasons Backpacking
 

Topics include:

  • Gear selection
  • Trip planning
  • Cold injury assessment and prevention
  • Navigation
  • Avalanche hazard evaluation
  • Rescue techniques
  • Risk assessment & management

If you wish to take this class as a 3 credit option, do NOT register at this site. Instead register at https://uaonline.alaska.edu https://uaonline.alaska.edu

 

The class meeting times for this class are as follows:

Fri, Oct 12- 6:30- 8 p.m.

Sat Oct 13- 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Fri Oct 19 6:30- 8 p.m.

Sat Oct 20- Sun Oct 21- 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. overnight

Thurs Oct 25- 6:30- 8 p.m.

Fri Oct 26- Sun Oct 28- 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.- weekend trip overnights

Fri Nov 2- 6:30-8:30 p.m.

 



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PERA169
Prince William Sound College
TBD
Carter 10/12 - 11/2 Th Fr 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $747.00 View 2