Spring 2015


INTRODUCTION TO AVALANCHES (Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center)

  • Session 2 Lecture:January 21 and 22, 2014 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in MSU SUB
  • Session 2 Field Session: January 24 or 25, 2014 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $30
  • For more information contact the GNFAC at 406-587-6984 or
  • Sign Up For Courses Here.

ADVANCED AVALANCHE WORKSHOP (Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center)

  • Lecture: Jan. 28 & 29, 2014 from 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. in MSU SUB, room 233
  • Field Session: Jan. 31 from 9:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Bridger Bowl
  • Cost: $50
  • Course content includes review of basic information, fracture mechanics, physical condition affecting snowpack, continuation of hazard evaluation, in-depth search & rescue procedures.
  • Participation is limited, pre-registration is required
  • For more information contact the GNFAC at 406-587-6984 or
  • Sign Up For Courses Here.

LEVEL 1 AVALANCHE COURSE (ASMSU Outdoor Program in cooperation with Beartooth Powder Guides

  • February 13-15th. Woody Creek Cabin. Cooke City, Montana.
  • Cost: $275
  • Join Outdoor Recreation Program on a journey to Beautiful Cooke City Montana to hone your skills. We are offering a level one avalanche certification in conjunction with Beartooth Powder Guides. Course cost includes: Transportation, lodging at backcountry cabin, certification and equipment rentals. -Be sure to reserve your course equipment early, as it is available for rent to everyone else as well!!!



  • Session 1: March 19th- April 30th
  • Thursdays from 6:00 -7:45 p.m. in Hosaeus Fitness Center Pool
  • FREE !!! co-sponsored by ASMSU Recreational Sports & Fitness (CAT Card or Facility Use Pass required).

Stand Up Paddle Board Pool Sessions

  • Come in and try one of our Stand Up Paddle Boards!! 
  • Fun, Games and a little experience to get you ready for the spring season. 
  • Session 1: April 14-April 28th. 
  • Tuesday Evenings 6:30-7:45 p.m. in Hosaeus Fitness Center Pool.
  • Free!! co-sponsored by ASMSU Recreational Sports & Fitness (CAT Card or Facility Use Pass required).

Swiftwater Rescue Training 

  • (Certification Provided)
  • Cost: $265 (Students)
  • $285 (Non-Students) 
  • May 11th-13th
  • Offered in conjunction with Swiftwater Safety Institute
  • This course teaches rescue techniques with regard to limited resources in a wilderness setting. This three day-24hr. course meets the needs of professional river guides as well as USFS and BLM employees. Recreational river runners or anyone finding themselves working on or near moving water will gain valuable techniques in dealing with water hazards and emergencies.
  • For Additional Questions/information or to sign up come to the Outdoor Program Rental Shop.