LEARN TO MAKE DECISIONS THAT KEEP YOU AND YOUR GROUP SAFER

Over the last ten years there have been fantastic advances in the field of avalanche safety through research and technical development. Additions made to snow stability evaluations, terrain assessment tools and avalanche response technologies deepen our awareness of the snow pack, and our response times. Yet even with these intense efforts, people are still dying out there each winter. The problem may not be a technical one, but rather understanding ourselves.

Program Detail

In this intensive one-day outdoor workshop you will:

* identify your unconscious decision making dragons

* recognize subjective hazards in yourself and others

* gain powerful communication skills

* learn important human hazard mitigation strategies

*mature as an adventurer

* learn tools for understanding consequence

*learn how to work as a team in avalanche terrain

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Instructor

Ken Wylie is an IFMGA Mountain Guide who has has written and spoken widely about Human Factors affecting decision making in avalanche terrain. Ken is the author of several articles and one major publication . . .Buried (2014). Ken has woven his understanding of Human Factors into his guiding practice and has powerful examples on tap from his experience.

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Dates

November 25th, 2018

December 8th, 2018

December 29th, 2018

January 12th, 2019

Cost

$100 per person

Location

Mt Beecher

Prerequisites

AST 1

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