We pack a lot into this one day course in order to give you a solid platform that you can build on in the
The course will cover the following:
- Causes of avalanches
- Understanding avalanche bulletins
- Route planning in avalanche terrain
- Reading the signs identifying clues as to potential hazards
- Risk reduction
- Safer travel techniques
- What to do if caught in an avalanche
- Effective use of transceivers, shovels and probes
- Organising a simple rescue
Foe 2021 Foundation Courses will meet at 09:00 at the Ticket Office at Le Tour. Courses will run until
around 15:00. The evening prior to the course running there will be an on-line class in order to prepare
you for the day - you will need internet access and a computer to participate.
Professional Instruction throughout the day
Free use of top quality avalanche safety equipment. NB If you want to borrow equipment, please annotate
this on your booking form under "remarks".
Lift Tickets (not reqd for 2021)
Don't worry about minimum numbers to make the course run. ALL of our courses are guaranteed. If you book -
the course will run.
If you have the time we strongly recommend you also book the Avalanche Progression Course for the
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