Backcountry Avalanche Awareness Course (BAAC)
Backcountry Avalanche Awareness Courses

Backcountry Avalanche Awareness Courses (2)

NOASC runs a range of Backcountry Avalanche Awareness Courses (BAAC) for persons wishing to become outdoor guides/emergency rescue personnel. Check out our course information below or call NOASC for futher information.

Our NOASC Backcountry Avalanche Awareness course provides participants with the
fundamentals of survival and rescue techniques in the backcountry and is recommended for all winter  sports lovers and people who may need to carry out on-snow rescues as part of their jobs, or when participating in winter sports outside resort boundaries. Our participants learn about safe travel, the mechanics of an avalanche (the science of an avalanche) and internationally recognised classifications/snow profiling techniques, correct backcountry equipment and use of, size-up (analysing an accident/rescue scene), site control and scene management.

Our NOASC Backcountry Avalanche Awareness course provides participants with the
fundamentals of survival and rescue techniques in the backcountry and is recommended for all winter  sports lovers and people who may need to carry out on-snow rescues as part of their jobs, or when participating in winter sports outside resort boundaries. Our participants learn about safe travel, the mechanics of an avalanche (the science of an avalanche) and internationally recognised classifications/snow profiling techniques, correct backcountry equipment and use of, size-up (analysing an accident/rescue scene), site control and scene management.