RECM 0051. Avalanche Safety II

Units: 2
Formerly known as Forestry 39
Prerequisite: Completion of RECM 50 with grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Students should have an intermediate level of proficiency at skiing or snowboarding, and have backcountry access and climbing capability
Hours: 54 (27 lecture, 27 laboratory)
Stability evaluation, route selection, and decisions made in a field context relative to backcountry travel and avalanche safety. Necessary equipment: beacon; probe; shovel; snowshoes, snowboard, or freeheel skis. (CSU)