Avalanche Rescue

This is an 8-hour AIARE Avalanche Rescue course that will cover the following:

  • 8 hours of field practice
  • Avalanche survivability
  • Rescue methods and proper use of safety devices
  • Avalanche rescue procedures and best practices
  • Single and multiple burial scenarios
  • Personal burial and avalanche burial common mistakes

For any outdoor enthusiast, traveling safely in a winter environment is paramount to adventuring in and around avalanche terrain.

Location: In Rocky Mountain National Park or Roosevelt National Forest. This will be determined the week of the course, based on current snow conditions.

Avalanche Rescue Dates: (Updated 07/18/19)

December 13, 2019 (Friday)

January 24, 2020 (Friday)

March 6, 2020 (Friday)  

Others Dates to be added in Late October

Rate: $210 per participant. SPECIAL OFFER: Refer a friend who also registers for the same course and receive one $25 credit.  Due to high demand, any changes after registration will incur a $50 change fee.  **There are no refunds or make-ups for missed days.**

Included in our rates: All instruction and AIARE rescue course materials, AIARE Certified Course Leader and Instructors, AIARE certificate of completion. All course materials will be provided.  *** The first 10 people to register for each course will receive free use of a beacon, shovel, and probe during the course.***

Not included in our rates: Transportation, meals, or personal gear. A gear list will be sent upon confirmation of your course registration. We are happy to help arrange for personal gear if you do not have it. You may purchase a BCA slope meter from us for $20 at the time of registration or $25 during the course.

Instructors: Joshua Baruch (Course Lead) and Cindy Gagnon or Jill Yarger (Course Instructors) based on registrations.