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Team up with your backcountry partners to get the most out of this course

Why Take AIARE Courses with Us

  • Smaller class sizes

  • Highest-caliber instructors with supplemental certifications and experience managing avalanche terrain, i.e. Ski Patrol

  • Curriculum that prioritizes experiential learning by skiing laps on tour days and scouting out powder. No snowshoeing.

  • Excellent access to terrain and trailheads just 15 minutes from the classroom

  • Added resource of the local avalanche center

The AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course is a 1-day, scenario-based course. Practicing avalanche rescue skills is a crucial part of being a reliable backcountry ski partner. This course will provide each participant with the opportunity to receive professional coaching on their rescue skills. 


  • Professional and knowledgeable guide

Course Dates

  • Dec. 14, 2023 COMPLETED
  • Jan 11, 2024 COMPLETED
  • Feb. 24, 2024
  • March 15, 2024

Things to Know


Per Person¹


Guest to Guide Ratio²


Guides per group

¹Avalanche safety gear and backcountry touring set-ups can be rented for an additional fee

²Max of 12 students and 2 instructors

Course Details

Requirements Certifications Prerequisites2


Students must be able to travel in avalanche terrain and bring appropriate equipment for traveling on snow. The students must be prepared to spend the day outside in the elements. 

Requirements Certifications Prerequisites2


Our course is certified by the American Institute of Avalanche Research & Education (AIARE) and our guides are trained by the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA).

Expiration Timing Timeline History2


The AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to stay current in rescue techniques and gear. 

Requirements Certifications Prerequisites2

Previous Education

This course is recommended for those with their AIARE Level 1 and/or Level 2 certificate.

Enhance your backcountry skills through this scenario-based course

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