Beacon, Probe, Shovel and Avalanche Education.
Take an avalanche class before you head into the snowy mountains. Skiing and riding in the backcountry is amazing but you should only do so if you've been educated, knowing a little can go a long way. Nick offers a high quality avalanche education experience and is one of the American Avalanche Association's Professional Course Trainers. Every backcountry partner should take a Level 1 course at a minimum. If you are looking for more or want to refresh and advance your skills spend a day or two for mentoring on a private course. Taking the Level 2 or Pro courses? To make the most out of your time and money you should spend a day or more with Nick before the course to prepare for the advanced nature of these courses.
Avalanche Courses through Alaska Guide Collective - New for this season!
BC Skills Intro / Avy Course Prep
New to backcountry travel? Do a prep day before a course to get ready and then you will get more out of your avalanche course.
Avalanche Refresher / Mentoring / Rescue Refresher
Review skills and stay current with the latest in avalanche education. Previous Level 1 course at a minimum required.