Courses
This course is designed to introduce the student to the various factors that contribute to avalanche hazard including terrain, weather, snowpack, and the human component (good vs. bad decision-making). Avalanche safety equipment such as transceivers, probes and shovels are also presented, with instruction on how to use each of these critical pieces of safety gear.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Basic Wilderness Life Support is a wilderness first responder course appropriate for those who spend a lot of time in remote locations (professionally or recreationally).


January 8, 2019 to March 21, 2019, MAZ 0120
Learn the basics of cross-country ski touring including how to walk, glide, climb, stop, turn and use poles. This class is designed for those who have seldom or never been on skis or those who are coming back to the sport. You'll learn the most efficient diagonal stride and how to control your speed. A solid base of fitness is essential.


November 29, 2018 to December 16, 2018, CHLAB 301
February 14, 2019 to March 3, 2019, CHLAB 301
Learn the basic features of topographic maps and a magnetic compass. Get more out of your outdoor pursuits by understanding the details of integrating the use of a compass and map.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
This beginning level class will start your skate ski experience of fun and fitness. Using narrow skis, skate skiing combines ice-skating and cross-country skiing techniques.


December 2-23, 2018, MTBACH
January 6-27, 2019, MTBACH
This beginning level class will start your skate ski experience of fun and fitness. Using narrow skis, skate skiing combines ice-skating and cross-country skiing techniques.


December 2-23, 2018, MTBACH
January 6-27, 2019, MTBACH
Snowshoe across meadows and through forests to shelters or snowy mountain vistas. Learn about the wildlife, cultural and natural history of our beautiful Central Oregon Cascades. Rain, snow or shine.


January 9-23, 2019, CHLAB PARKING LOT
February 20, 2019 to March 6, 2019, CHLAB PARKING LOT