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April 2019

Wilderness First Responder 5 Days – April 22-26, 2019

April 22, 2019 - April 26, 2019
Spirit Works Farm Stay, 4966 Highway 93 South
Whitefish, MT 59937 United States
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$832.00

$832.00 includes course, books and certification (Must sign up 2 weeks prior to start of this course). Please call Susan at 970-596-2999  if you have questions about signing up and paying for the course. Contact Lindy at www.spiritworksfarmstay.com to discuss onsite lodging options at a reduced rate. Class size limited. 70 hours. Once registered, your books will be sent to the address listed on the registration form in preparation for your online pre-course WFR test. An additional fee of $100.00 will be changed for those signing up less that 14 days from class start date.

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Open Recertification 3 Day – April 24-26, 2019

April 24, 2019 - April 26, 2019
Spirit Works Farm Stay, 4966 Highway 93 South
Whitefish, MT 59937 United States
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$416.00

$416. Class size limited. 27 hours. Whitefish, Montana. Open to all WFR and WEMT students. Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS)

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June 2019

Wilderness First Responder 5 Days – June 17-21, 2019

June 17, 2019 - June 21, 2019
Lake Tahoe School, 995 Tahoe Blvd
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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$850.00

$850.00 includes course, books and certification (Must sign up 2 weeks prior to start of this course). Please call Susan at 970-596-2999 if you have questions about signing up and paying for the course.    

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Open Recertification 3 Day – June 19-21, 2019

June 19, 2019 - June 21, 2019
Lake Tahoe School, 995 Tahoe Blvd
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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$450.00

$450. Class size limited. 27 hours. Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Open to all WFR and WEMT students. Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS)

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September 2019

2019-2020 Whitefish, Montana Backcountry Avalanche Courses

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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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  

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October 2019

16-hour Wilderness First Responder-WEMT Recertification Course

October 3, 2019 - October 4, 2019
Spotted Bear Ranger Station, 10 Hungry Horse Drive
Hungry Horse, Montana 59919
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$410.00

Private 2-day Recertification Course at Spotted Bear Ranger Station. Please contact Susan if you'd like to attend this course. We have a few spaces open to the public. You must be a WMA certified student.

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December 2019

Avalanche 1- Dec 13-15, 2019 in Whitefish, MT

December 13, 2019 - December 15, 2019
Great Northern Powder Guides, 8955 US-93
Olney, MT 59927
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$495

The Mountain Guides, Montana and  Crested Butte Outdoors presents AIARE level 1 avalanche course. To sign up you will log onto THE MOUNTAIN GUIDES website. Located in beautiful Whitefish near the West entrance to Glacier National Park, The Mountain Guides Montana offers avalanche courses and skills clinics to help you begin and refine your avalanche safety and knowledge and help you become a safer, more competent back country adventurer. Instructors Kenny Gasch and Susan Purvis are both instructors for the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE).  In our AIARE courses we’ve taken it to the next level by providing students with an ideal learning environment for avalanche education with a one-of-a-kind wilderness venue. We have partnered with Great Northern Powder Guides to provide a three day, yurt-based course in the heart of the Stillwater State Forest. Lodging, meals at the yurt and transportation from the highway to the yurt via snowcat are all included. We highly encourage every backcountry user to take a Level 1 or 2 AIARE Avalanche Education Course and to follow up with yearly practice, so you enjoy a long lifetime of rewarding backcountry experiences. Along with our AIARE Courses, we offer a number of clinics and opportunities that get you into the mountains to put your back country skills to work!

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Avalanche 1- Dec 20-22, 2019 in Whitefish, Montana

December 20, 2019 - December 22, 2019
Great Northern Powder Guides, 8955 US-93
Olney, MT 59927
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$495.00

The Mountain Guides, Montana and Crested Butte Outdoors presents AIARE level 1 avalanche course. To sign up you will log onto THE MOUNTAIN GUIDES website. Located in beautiful Whitefish near the West entrance to Glacier National Park, The Mountain Guides Montana offers avalanche courses and skills clinics to help you begin and refine your avalanche safety and knowledge and help you become a safer, more competent back country adventurer. Instructors Kenny Gasch and Susan Purvis are both instructors for the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE). In our AIARE courses we’ve taken it to the next level by providing students with an ideal learning environment for avalanche education with a one-of-a-kind wilderness venue. We have partnered with Great Northern Powder Guides to provide a three day, yurt-based course in the heart of the Stillwater State Forest. Lodging, meals at the yurt and transportation from the highway to the yurt via snowcat are all included. We highly encourage every backcountry user to take a Level 1 or 2 AIARE Avalanche Education Course and to follow up with yearly practice, so you enjoy a long lifetime of rewarding backcountry experiences. Along with our AIARE Courses, we offer a number of clinics and opportunities that get you into the mountains to put your back country skills to work!

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2020 Wilderness Medicine Course Schedule Coming Soon.

December 27, 2019 @ 9:38 pm MST
Spirit Works Farm Stay, 4966 Highway 93 South
Whitefish, MT 59937 United States
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Whitefish, Montana Spring 2020 Wilderness First Responder 5-Days Wilderness EMT Upgrade 5-Day Recertification for WFR/W-EMT 2-Day  

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January 2020

Avalanche 2- Jan 10-12, 2020 near Whitefish, Montana

January 10 - January 12
Great Northern Powder Guides, 8955 US-93
Olney, MT 59927
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$525

Course Description The AIARE 2 is a three-day/24-hour course that provides backcountry travelers an opportunity to advance their decision making skills in more complicated situations such as being a leader within a small travel group, traveling in more complicated terrain, and/or developing a travel plan where resources are scarce. The AIARE 2 builds on the introductory avalanche hazard management model introduced in the AIARE 1 and adds to it the evaluation of critical hazard assessment factors. Students will describe and discuss weather, snowpack and avalanche processes, and identify how these processes relate to observations and travel within avalanche terrain. OVERVIEW Located in beautiful Whitefish near the West entrance to Glacier National Park, The Mountain Guides Montana offers avalanche courses and skills clinics to help you begin and refine your avalanche safety and knowledge and help you become a safer, more competent back country adventurer. Instructors Kenny Gasch and Susan Purvis are both instructors for the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE).  In our AIARE courses we’ve taken it to the next level by providing students with an ideal learning environment for avalanche education with a one-of-a-kind wilderness venue. On our AIARE 2 courses, we have partnered with Great Northern Powder Guides to provide a three day, yurt-based course in the heart of the Stillwater State Forest. Lodging, meals at the yurt and transportation from the highway to the yurt via snowcat are all included. We highly encourage every backcountry user to take a Level 1 or 2 AIARE Avalanche Education Course and to follow up with yearly practice, so you enjoy a long lifetime of rewarding backcountry experiences. Along with our AIARE Courses, we offer a number of clinics and opportunities that get you into the mountains to put your back country skills to work!

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Avalanche 1-Jan 24-26 & Jan 31-Feb-2, Whitefish, Montana

January 24 - January 26
Great Northern Powder Guides, 8955 US-93
Olney, MT 59927
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We have two classes at the end of January. The Jan 24-26 and Jan 31-Feb 2. The Mountain Guides, Montana and Crested Butte Outdoors presents AIARE level 1 avalanche course. To sign up you will log onto THE MOUNTAIN GUIDES website. Located in beautiful Whitefish near the West entrance to Glacier National Park, The Mountain Guides Montana offers avalanche courses and skills clinics to help you begin and refine your avalanche safety and knowledge and help you become a safer, more competent back country adventurer. Instructors Kenny Gasch and Susan Purvis are both instructors for the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE). In our AIARE courses we’ve taken it to the next level by providing students with an ideal learning environment for avalanche education with a one-of-a-kind wilderness venue. We have partnered with Great Northern Powder Guides to provide a three day, yurt-based course in the heart of the Stillwater State Forest. Lodging, meals at the yurt and transportation from the highway to the yurt via snowcat are all included. We highly encourage every backcountry user to take a Level 1 or 2 AIARE Avalanche Education Course and to follow up with yearly practice, so you enjoy a long lifetime of rewarding backcountry experiences. Along with our AIARE Courses, we offer a number of clinics and opportunities that get you into the mountains to put your back country skills to work!

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PAYMENT
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.

REFUND POLICY
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.