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Basic Avalanche Course

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Adult Above 19 years-old
kr3,000
Student (Send proof by email)
kr2,800

Learn the basics to avoid getting caught in an avalanche!

You will get an understanding of different types of avalanches and the underlying avalanche problem and learn how to identify them when out in the mountains. You will also learn how to read the terrain and the avalanche forecast to be able to plan a safe trip.

Although the main focus of this course is to provide you with the necessary skills to avoid getting caught in an avalanche, we will also spend time on training with your avalanche safety equipment and how to use it efficiently in case of an avalanche accident.

For this course you don’t need any previous avalanche knowledge. However, you are expected to have some experience skiing off-piste/ backcountry.

Course dates for 2022/23: 

  • 03-05 Feb 2023 – Instructors: Lena and Sofia – Language: English and/or Norwegian 
  • 17-19 Feb 2023 (Females Only) – Instructor: Lena and Edda – Language: English and/or Norwegian 

Cancellation policy for avalanche courses:

Please read our cancellation policy carefully before booking a course with us by following this link: https://tromsoskiguides.com/about-us/cancellation-policy/

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