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Date Wednesday  1/13/2021
Group Denver
Event Title Avalanche Terrain Avoidance Seminar (ATA)
Status Complete
Leader Brad Cotten
Co-Leader Linda Lawson
Member Price $30.00
Non-member Price $40.00
Leader Price $20.00
Available Participants Standby
Type Education (everyone)

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YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR BOTH THE AVALANCHE TERRAIN AVOIDANCE SEMINAR AND A FIELD EXERCISEl.


The classroom portion of this training  is held by ZOOM from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.  An invitation will be sent to all seminar registrants on January 9th. 

The field component is held at Jones Pass on the following dates.  You may register for any one of the 4 sessions.  

January 15 8:00 am - 11:30 am  Session A

January 15 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  Session B

January 16 8:00 am - 11:30 am  Session C

January 16 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm  Session D

ONLY 10 STUDENTS PER FIELD EXERCISE



For more info Contact

Brad Cotten
allcotten5@gmail.com
(720) 280-7498

or 

Linda Lawson

lkl14er@comcast.net

303/842-7040



Details

This seminar consists of pre-course work by students on their own; a two hour presentation by Zoom  and a 3-hour field exercise for those who wish to AVOID avalanche terrain. The seminar is required for Denver winter, non-backcountry leaders who wish to lead winter trips in non-avalanche terrain. 

The half-day field  exercise is held both morning and afternoon on the Saturday and Sunday following the Zoom presentation.  Go to Trips - All Trips to register for the field component


The class Objectives & Learning Outcomes are as follows:
• Understand why Colorado has the most dangerous avalanche conditions in the US.
• Learn what an avalanche is and what factors contribute to an avalanche.
• Understand and apply current avalanche forecast.
• Recognize & avoid avalanche hazards.
• Use tools for planning a successful trip.
• Learn from a case study of an avalanche accident.
The field exercise allows students to use slope meters to determine potential avalanche prone terrain and non-prone avalanche terrain as well as to determine route finding. These techniques can be taught with or without snow conditions.


Register on-line for the ATA lecture under All Classes or Education Everyone. Register thru the Activity Schedule for the Field Trip.
If you are interested in learning how to use shovel probes & beacons as well as rescue techniques, please consider enrolling in AIARE Level 1.

CMC Leaders state wide may receive free tuition,by applying through THE LEADERSHIP PROJECT. 



Notes





REFUND POLICY: Refunds are covered under the CMC's School Registrations Cancellations policy posted at https://www.cmc.org/cancel.




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