Lecture 2

Lecture: Backcountry Touring Course

Lecture 2 - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Trip planning, weather and navigation in the backcountry.

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Tacoma program center @ 6 PM

Trip planning, weather, and navigation

    1. Weather
    2. Avalanche forecasting
    3. Navigation for ski touring
    4. Group travel: how far and how steep they can cover
    5. Touch on the AIARE framework: Include a discussion around using the AIARE field book and the ‘ride together, decide together’ mentality.

Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

No equipment required.

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