Education course handouts, outlines, and guidelines from a variety of training providers which are available on-line. Be sure to credit the source if you use these materials.

Backcountry Access (BCA)

BCA has always considered education to be just as important as the gear it makes. That’s why BCA supports avalanche education programs and forecast centers–and why the company backs up all its products with consumer education and knowledgeable customer service.

Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center

Handouts for all of their education courses.

Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center

Their Basic Education Course outline.

Utah Avalanche Center

Information about their education program for young adults: Know Before You Go.

American Avalanche Association

Course guidelines.

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