Yeah, I'm definitely getting certified next season. I really wanted to this season, but with work, I just did not have the time. Well enough, because this season has not been one to learn on anyway. If you want to play in the CO backcountry this season, you better REALLY know your shit.
And for the most part, the idiots riding Loveland Pass know nothing about avalanche awareness. I wouldn't ride that pass right now regardless. Sure, you may know what you're doing, but that isn't going to help you if one of those other idiots trigger a slide onto you.