AIARE Avalanche Training

AIARE Avalanche Training

Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain

2021 Course List

AIARE Level 1 – Weston Sponsored

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FREE Weston demo gear available for participants.  Touring skis and Splitboards.  Exact models and sizes are limited and priority given to those who sign up first.  Boots not included

Prerequisite

Should be a competent skier/snowboarder with basic understanding of touring equipment

Course Description

The AIARE 1 is a three-day course that provides an introduction to using decision making tools to  help a group manage risk while traveling in avalanche terrain.

Venue

Course meets at RMOC.  Actual mountain venues will be determined on a daily based on current weather and snowpack. We operate in the Sawatch Range of Central Colorado and have access to a variety of zones.

Itinerary

Actual syllabus will be emailed to participant after registration.  Will be a combination of virtual learning and outdoor classroom time.  Expect long sessions in a snowpacked mountain environment.

Details

Avi kits included (Beacon, shovel, probe, backpack).  Meals NOT included

Course taught by Weston sponsored Guide

2021 Dates
  • January 16-18
  • February 19-21
  • March 12-14
Cost

$460

AIARE Avalanche Rescue

Prerequisite

Ability to maneuver around a cold mountain environment with deep snow

Course Description

Avalanche Rescue is for everyone, whether you are just learning how to use your transceiver, an aspiring professional, or a backcountry traveler with many years of backcountry experience. This one-day course is a place to both learn new skills and keep your existing skills sharp. Avalanche Rescue is a prerequisite for the AIARE 2.

Venue

Course meets at RMOC.  Mountain venue will be determined by current weather and snowpack.

Details

Avi kits (beacon, shovel, probe, backpack) provided.   Splitboards and skis available for rent.

Dates
  • January 9
  • February 13
  • March 20
Cost

$180

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