Avalanche Rescue Course – AIARE

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This accredited American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) AIARE Level 1 course provides an introduction into essential decision-making skills for avalanche hazard management. For any outdoor enthusiast, traveling safely in a winter environment is paramount.
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Description

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

  • Location: In Rocky Mountain National Park or Roosevelt National Forest. This will be determined the week of the course, based on current snow conditions.
  • 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
  • Instructors: Joshua Baruch (Course Lead) and Cindy Gagnon or Jill Yarger (Course Instructors) based on registrations.
  • Prerequisite(s): none.

See Also: AIARE Level 1 CourseAIARE Level 2 Course / AIARE Level 1 re-fresher

SPECIAL OFFERS:

Free $25 Credit: 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.**
Free Gear Rental: The first ten (10) people to register for each course will receive free use of a beacon, shovel, and probe during the course.

Course Dates

Avalanche Rescue Course:

  1. December 11th (Friday), 2020
  2. January 30th (Saturday), 2021
  3. February 13th (Saturday), 2021
  4. February 27th (Saturday), 2021
  5. March 13th (Saturday), 2021

Note: We will be adding additional Sunday dates, please stay tuned for more information

Course Details

Rate: $210 per participant. Due to high demand, any changes after registration will incur a $50 change fee.  **There are no refunds or make-ups for missed days.**
Location: In Rocky Mountain National Park or Roosevelt National Forest. This will be determined the week of the course, based on current snow conditions.

Requirements

The course operates with a minimum of six participants and a maximum of 14.

A gear list will be sent upon confirmation of  course registration, and we’re happy to help arrange for personal gear if you do not have it. A slope meter is required for this course. You may purchase a BCA slope meter from us for $20 at the time of registration or $25 during the course.

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.

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