During avalanche skill training, Justin Bower probes in the avalanche.

Avalanche Skills Training

Glacier Type

Avalanche Skills training requires no prior experience, yet it is necessary for everyone who enjoys backcountry recreation. This one-day session provides a focused setting with fewer interruptions to enhance your expertise.

This training course comprises a four-hour indoor theoretical lesson and one full day on the slopes.

Avalanche Skills Course Content

  • Ability to plan, prepare for, and carry out a safe alpine expedition
  • Techniques for mitigating hazards while exploring in the backcountry
  • Avalanche terrain identification and classification
Justin Bower standing on Avalanche during Training
Justin Bower on Avalanche Training: Ascent Descent Adventures

Avalanche Skills Takeaway

  • Identify and navigate through avalanche terrain responsibly
  • Analyze the avalanche probability
  • The fundamentals of companion rescue
  • Recognize the elements that impact the snowpack

Specifics: Avalanche Skills

  • Duration: 1.5 Days
  • Experience: No prior experience.
  • Age: Minimum age is 18 years, and there is no upper limit.
  • Max: 4 people per course.
  • Meeting Location: HOTEL KUNZAM, Manali HP.
  • Season: Winters
Avalanche Runout Zone
Avalanche Runout Zone: Ascent Descent Adventures

Cost Per Person

Course Fee: 7000 INR  / 90$ USD

Including and Excluding

  • Non-Residential: There will be no lodging, meals, or transportation provided. Participants must bring their packed lunch. During the course, soft drinks and snacks will be provided.
  • Equipment: All group equipment will be provided. No climbing shoes (plastics) are required. Bring your own 1-lit personal water bottle. Notebook Pen in a day pack to carry all your stuff.
  • Clothing: Appropriate clothing as per the weather.

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