Field sessions give students an opportunity to put the skills they learned in the classroom to use in actual hands-on scenarios while being coached and mentored by leaders in the industry. The lessons learned in the field are an essential piece to a student’s over-all avalanche training.
The Americal Avalanche Institute will be the course provider for the NAS affiliated field sessions. These sessions are available to graduates of the 2017 & 2019 NAS classroom sessions.
Students are trained and evaluated on the following skills:
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