SVELAV Friåkning 1 

This season, I am running avalanche courses again, but in the form of Swedish SVELAV instead of Canadian AST. Same quality, different name - the format and course content will remain similar. The course contents are continuously updated and developed to guarantee the best training possible. I have taught avalanche courses in Norway and Georgia for several seasons, and courses have received only >>5/5 ratings. Courses take place either in Duved / Snasahögarna (Storulvån) or Riksgränsen-Narvik, depending on where participants come from. The courses are taught in English or Norwegian/Swedish. 

Friåkning 1 + / Freeride 1 +

The SVELAV Freeride 1 is a foundational course that is a first step for skiers or snowboarders keen to learn more about avalanche safety. This course teaches you the basics of avalanche formation, terrain and danger. You will learn how to choose routes and get an introduction to methods for decision-making and risk management. You will also learn about avalanche rescue gear and practice companion rescue. The normal SVELAV 1 runs for two days. From my experience teaching Canadian AST courses, an additional day is always beneficial, so I add an extra day of terrain travel.



Prices, Dates and Locations  


  • Price: NOK 4500 per person
  • Minimum / maximum course participants: 2 / 5
  • Bookable from December until May (preset dates coming in autumn)
  • Locations: Duved, Snasahögarna (Storulvån), Riksgränsen, Narvik

The course price includes instructor fees and course material. Accommodation, transportation and lift passes need to be arraged seperately. I usually try to arrange an AirBnB for course participants travelling from abroad. 
For more course info, visit >>SVELAV

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