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Are you wondering where NWAC’s course offerings fit into an avalanche education journey or trying to figure out what progression you should explore as part of your learning adventure? 

Below is our recommended avalanche education pathway. Click on the icons to learn more about various programming. We’d also encourage you to challenge yourself, remember learning happens in and outside the classroom, and that there is always more to learn. Hope to see you at one of our education opportunities.

EXPLORING NWAC EDUCATION

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CLIMBERS

SNOWSHOERS

SNOWBOARDERS

SNOWMOBILERS

SKIERS

AVALANCHE AWARENESS COURSE

A 90 minute introductory course.

NWAC INTRODUCTORY COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

B.A.S.C.
COURSES

1-day field course

3-hour workshop

LAYING TRACKS WORKSHOP SERIES

Half / full day courses

SNOWSHOE WORKSHOPS 
AND WALKS

LEVEL 1 AVALANCHE COURSE

3-day course

1-day course

AVALANCHE RESCUE COURSE

CONTINUED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 
A cycle of life-long learning

GOING DEEP
WORKSHOP
SERIES

3-hour workshop

NORTHWEST
SNOW &
AVALANCHE WORKSHOP

1-day workshop

BUILD
EXPERIENCE

Get outside with a trusted and experienced partner to observe and learn by doing.

FIND
A MENTOR

LEVEL 2 AVALANCHE COURSE

3-day course

PROFESSIONAL TRACK