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Grant Spotlight: Claire’s Avalanche Training

Every year QUSA funds a number of students for personal projects through our grants. Claire Clarkson received a Student Development Grant to complete avalanche training that she can bring back to Quest students and on future endeavors. Read on to see what she had to say about it! In January, myself and three other Quest students completed our Avalanche Operations Level 1 through the Canadian Avalanche Association in Whistler. This course is a key stepping stone to working as a professional in avalanche risk management operations (which include ski resorts, highways operations, guiding and teaching recreational avalanche courses). In addition to providing foundational…