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Course Overview:

Welcome to Weather Forecasting 101 – your gateway to becoming the insider in deciphering the secrets of mountain weather. Are you ready to harness the power of weather knowledge to elevate your adventures, enhance safety, and chase the best pow Mother Nature has to offer? Look no further.

Who Should Join? Backcountry Enthusiasts, Year-Round Explorers, and Adventure Seekers

While this course is tailored for winter backcountry aficionados, it's a treasure trove of knowledge for anyone who craves adventure year-round. Whether you're seeking deep pow, blazing trails, or looking for casual hikes and understanding weather is another tool in your backcountry toolkit.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Weather Tools Unveiled: Dive into a realm of weather tools and learn how to choose the best ones for your needs. From generalized forecasts to Avalanche Canada's insights, Windy, Spot Wx, and the power of satellite and radar imagery – you'll be equipped to make informed decisions like never before.

  2. Forecasting Routine: We help you craft your daily weather forecasting routine. With expert guidance, you'll transform weather data into actionable insights that set the stage for remarkable outdoor escapades.

  3. Weather & Avalanches: Safety first! Explore the dynamic relationship between weather and avalanche conditions. Learn to read in-field observations, adapt your plans based on current conditions, and lead your team with confidence through changing backcountry landscapes.

  4. Cloud Chronicles: Clouds are like nature's storytellers. Discover how to decipher their tales by identifying different cloud types and their implications. It's like having a secret language with the sky.

  5. Weather Patterns: Unearth the beauty of weather patterns and systems. From enigmatic weather fronts to their behaviors and forecasts – you'll be navigating the atmospheric stage with the poise of a seasoned meteorologist.

Why Weather Forecasting 101?

  1. Safety First: Empower yourself with knowledge that enhances safety, allowing you to make informed decisions while exploring the wild unknown.

  2. Adventure Amplified: Unleash the potential of every adventure. With Weather Forecasting 101, you'll learn to choose the best days, maximize fun, and experience the great outdoors like never before.

  3. Expert Guidance: Judson has spent the last 24 years diving into different weather forecasts, and he is eager to share his wisdom and passion.

Dates & Costs:

  • Course Cost:

    • $197 $167 +tax per person
    • Private Course: $1250 +tax (max 8 people)

  • 23/24 Dates:

    • contact us for private dates (min. 6 ppl) 
    • KMC Members get 10% OFF. Contact us for the code.
  • Booking & Cancelation Policy:

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