BRP Free avalanche classes October in Iowa.


Well-known member
Nov 26, 2007
Free to all riders, no matter what brand you ride.
Learn the skills that make a difference.
Avalanche education for mountain riders.

Avalanche classes specifically for snowmobilers.

Learn: How to avoid the most common mistakes, what equipment works best, human factors involved in avalanche accidents, how to rescue effectively, increase your chances of surviving an avalanche, evaluate terrain, avoid terrain traps, recognize trigger points, analyze stability and increase your survival skills in the mountains.


Be sure to contact the host dealer to reserve your spot.

October 8 Mason City, IA House of Sports Hwy 122 West 6:00pm
Call 641-424-2861
October 9 Sheldon, IA Glen’s Sport Center 208 16th St. 6:30pm
Call 712-324-4387

Take the class with your riding partners.

Avalanche awareness, avoidance and rescue class.

Mike Duffy. Level I & II Avalanche instructor Colorado Mountain College, rescue/avalanche team leader/avalanche mission coordinator Vail Mountain Rescue Group. Instructor Silverton Avalanche School. Graduate of National Avalanche School, National Academy of Winter Guiding, AVPRO. Mountain Snowmobiler for 25 years. Provided training for Polaris, Ski-Doo and Arctic Cat. Snowmobile guide. Member American Avalanche Association. Trained by ABS, BCA, Snowpulse and Ortovox.

Course content:
-Introduction to avalanches, statistics, contributing factors.
-Avalanche reports.
-Signs of instability/stability analysis.
-What to carry and what works best.
-Avalanche beacons.
-Fast and effective single and multiple burial searches.
-Avalanche survival methods
-Deploying avalanche airbag packs
-Effective hasty search techniques.
-Mistakes in rescue.
-Group Dynamics/heuristics.
-Power Point: Terrain Evaluation/terrain traps.
-Preparing for your trip.
-What to do if lost or injured.
-Stability tests.
Thank you Ski-Doo!
Our goal is to reduce avalanche accidents among snowmobilers and to save lives.​
These classes make it easy to get avalanche education.
Seventeen years avalanche education teaching experience.


Well-known member
Nov 26, 2007
Classes start Tuesday Oct 8th in Mason City at 6:00pm. That's this week.

Win a chance for you and a friend to win an all expenses paid trip to Ride Rasmussen Style two day clinic.

Hope to see you there.

Mike Duffy
Avalanche education for mountain riders.
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