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2019-2020 Whitefish, Montana Backcountry Avalanche Courses

September 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT

Avalanche Course Schedule.

We are offering recreational level 1 & 2 courses along with avalanche rescue and backcountry skills courses. All courses are sponsored by The Mountain Guides, Montana and American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE). We are offering our courses at Great Northern Powder Guides Backcountry Yurt in the heart of the Whitefish Range along Stryker Ridge.

“The three days of fun is like being in a snow globe. Escape, learn, and remove electronics from your world.” –Susan Purvis.

3-Day Level 1

  • December 13-15, 2019
  • December 20-22, 2019
  • December 27-29, 2019
  • February 21-23, 2019

3-Day Level 2

  • January 10-12, 2020

3- Day Avalanche Rescue and Backcountry Skills

  • January 24-26, 2020
  • January 31-Feb 2, 2020

8-Hour Avalanche Rescue Course

  • January 4, 2020
  • January 5, 2020

For information about our courses, Contact Susan Purvis 970-596-2999



September 22, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT


great norther power guides
8955 US-93
Olney, MT 59927 United States
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Payment can be made by PayPal or by mailing a check payable to Crested Butte Outdoors, LLC for the appropriate course.  We will accept deposits equal to 50% of the full course price if you pay by check.

A full refund, minus a $120 cancellation fee, will be issued to any student canceling if more than 31 days remain before the start of the class.  No refunds will be issued within 31 days of the class start date.  In the unlikely event that a course is canceled, a full refund will be issued.

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