Avalanche Refresher Course


COurse Description 

All material presented in this course will be consistent with AIARE curriculum, but there is not a set itinerary. The course varies from session to session and depends largely the particular goals/needs of each participant. Your instructor will  design every session around each student’s current skill set and individual goals. The ideal student will be one who has taken a Level 1 or Level 2 course in the past, those looking to brush up on their current avalanche safety knowledge, or for those wanting to get up to date with the latest industry practices and techniques.

Course Objectives

Objectives will vary depending on each group:
  • Recent changes to L1/L2 content 
  • Metamorphism and snow crystal review 
  • Basic pit & field book review 
  • Route selection 
  • Stability assessment 
  • Travel protocols 
  • Practice rescue scenarios 



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