Level 1 Refresher Avy Course – AIARE – 1 day

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This is a one day refresher if you have taken a AAIRE level 1 within the last three years and want a one day field day intensive to to update and/or refresh your skills. The Level 1 course is accredited American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE).
All courses fill up, so register early!

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Description

AIARE Level 1 Course – Colorado Wilderness Rides & Guides: taught by AIARE-certified instructors:

  • Observations of avalanche activity, weather, snowpack and slope configurations, and how they directly correlate to avalanche potential.
  • Training and practice with beacons and rescue techniques.
  • Snow pit location, excavation, and analysis.
  • An understanding of the right questions to ask when planning to travel in the backcountry, and the practice of useful lessons and exercises that are applicable in the field.
  • This course is a great building block for those who have taken a basic avalanche awareness course (like those offered by outdoor retailers) or any previous avalanche education or training.
  • Instructors: Joshua Baruch (Course Lead) and Cindy Gagnon or Jill Yarger (Course Instructors) based on registrations.
  • Prerequisite(s): AIARE Level 1 Course.

See Also:  AIARE Level 1 CourseAIARE Level 2 Course / AIARE Avalanche (Companion) Rescue Course / AIARE Level 1 re-fresher / Avalanche Awareness

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

2020/2021 Level 1 Refresher Course

  1. December 19th (Friday), 2020
  2. December 11th (Friday), 2020
  3. January 31st (Sunday), 2021
  4. February 14th (Sunday), 2021
  5. February 28th (Sunday), 2021
  6. March 14th (Sunday), 2021

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.**

Requirements

The course operates with a minimum of three participants and a maximum of 14. The AIARE Course Leader is Joshua. The addition of other AIARE Instructors will be based on the number of participants, with a maximum seven-to-one ratio of students to instructor.

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.

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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