3. Dial in your layering system, Managing your layers and sweat can make or break your experience.
Your avalanche course will be an intensive all-day training outside in the elements for two days. You’ll skinning, skiing, digging pits, and standing there listening to your instructor. If you sweat out all of your clothing on the way up to a piece of terrain and then have to stand there in the cold and wind, your mind will quickly drift from the important information your instructor is giving you to day dreams of a hot cup of coco next to a warm fire in your imaginary mountain chalet. Check the weather for your field days, dress appropriate, and pack extra layers incase the weather turns south.