Per Nancy of the AMC:
Mark your Calendars! 
Brush up on your Avalanche Skills before you hit the slopes or the back country.
For the sixth year the AMC Mountaineering Committee is pleased to offer an Avalanche 1 Class.  The program will be taught by Chauvin Guides International, and directed by internationally certified guide Marc Chauvin.  His credentials include certifications from the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education Level 1 Avalanche.
The format of the program is:
The first day is a classroom workshop will be on December 2rd 2005 at Joy Street in Boston. 
The Second day is the practical hands on upcountry day, on Saturday January 6th 2007.  This is when you see first hand all the ice layers and structures described in the classroom.  This will be on Mount Washington in New Hampshire.
The cost of this two day program is $195 and is inclusive of guide gratuity and probes and beacons.  
The class is limited.  To register please email me at:  [log in to unmask]


Mark P. Renson
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