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
October 9 Sheldon, IA Glen’s Sport Center 208 16th St. 6:30pm
Take the class with your riding partners.
Avalanche awareness, avoidance and rescue class.
Instructor: 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.
-Introduction to avalanches, statistics, contributing factors.
-Signs of instability/stability analysis.
-What to carry and what works best.
-Fast and effective single and multiple burial searches.
-Avalanche survival methods
-Deploying avalanche airbag packs
-Effective hasty search techniques.
-Mistakes in rescue.
-Power Point: Terrain Evaluation/terrain traps.
-Preparing for your trip.
-What to do if lost or injured.
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.