Arctic Guides offer beginners and advanced avalanche courses for both privat persons/ groups and organisations. Our courses are held according to the Swedish avalanche course standards (SVELAV) and are recommended to skiers, snowboarders, snow mobil drivers, climbers and to anyone loving snow covered mountains .
SVELAV – FREERIDE 1
On this two day course you will learn the basics of avalanches, avalanche terrain and avalanche danger. You will learn how to choose a safe route and get methods for decision making and risk management. We will also practise the right use of avalanche safety gear and companion rescue.
The course includes theory and and practical exercises.
SVELAV – PRO 1
This three day course gives you a deepend understanding on avalanche terrain, risk assessment, risk reduction and how the human factors affect our decision making processes. You will learn how to use and analys the avalanche forecasts and weather forecasts. We will analys the snow and the snow pack and learn the basis of snow stability assessment. We will also practise avalanche rescue, the right use of the safety gear and how to report accidents, incident and avalanche observations.
The course includes both theory and practical exercises.