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Avalanche rESCUE course

Education. Saves. Lives

This one-day (8-hour) course is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to keep abreast of best practices in rescue techniques and gear. New participants will learn companion rescue, and returning students will expand their skills with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice. You should be able to travel off-trail on ungroomed or unmaintained terrain and bring appropriate equipment for traveling on snow, but there are no other prerequisites for this course.

AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course

Course Dates: 
December 9th 2023
January 6th 2024
February 3rd 2024
Price: $195 per student
6:1 Ratio
Class Size 12
Minimum age 13

This one-day (8-hour) course is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to keep abreast of best practices in rescue techniques and gear. New participants will learn companion rescue, and returning students will expand their skills with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice. You should be able to travel off-trail on ungroomed or unmaintained terrain and bring appropriate equipment for traveling on snow, but there are no other prerequisites for this course.

Who Should Take this Course

This course is appropriate for both new and experienced recreational backcountry travelers, as well as aspiring avalanche professionals. AIARE recommends that all backcountry travelers keep their skills current by taking an Avalanche Rescue course and receiving a rescue card at least every other year.

 

You should be able to travel off-trail on ungroomed or unmaintained terrain and bring appropriate equipment for traveling on snow, but there are no other prerequisites for this course. AIARE Avalanche Rescue is a prerequisite for the AIARE 2 and Pro 1 courses. 

Student Learning Outcomes

During an Avalanche Rescue course, you’ll spend time in the field learning skills like: 

  • Knowing what to do if you or a member of your party is caught in an avalanche

  • Identifying and using the gear necessary for avalanche rescue

  • Participating in realistic scenarios to practice an avalanche rescue response

  • Improving your response skills and times during and after the course with feedback from instructors and peers

  • Developing a plan for continuing practice

 

Motorized AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course

Course Dates: 
January 26th
Price: $225 per student
6:1 Ratio
Class Size 12
Minimum age 18

This single day rescue course is designed for motorized users looking to learn and/or refresh avalanche rescue skills. For the motorized rescue course we utilize terrain in the Western Uintas in order to be able to run realistic scenarios where machines may be used to facilitate a deeper learning outcome.

This one-day (8-hour) course is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to keep abreast of best practices in rescue techniques and gear. New participants will learn companion rescue, and returning students will expand their skills with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice. You should be able to travel off-trail on ungroomed or unmaintained terrain and bring appropriate equipment for traveling on snow, but there are no other prerequisites for this course.

Who Should Take this Course

This course is appropriate for both new and experienced recreational motorized users who travel in the backcountry, as well as aspiring avalanche professionals. AIARE recommends that all backcountry travelers keep their skills current by taking an Avalanche Rescue course and receiving a rescue card at least every other year.

 

You should be able to travel off-trail on ungroomed or unmaintained terrain and bring appropriate equipment for traveling on snow, but there are no other prerequisites for this course. AIARE Avalanche Rescue is a prerequisite for the AIARE 2 and Pro 1 courses. 

Student Learning Outcomes

During an Avalanche Rescue course, you’ll spend time in the field learning skills like: 

  • Knowing what to do if you or a member of your party is caught in an avalanche

  • Identifying and using the gear necessary for avalanche rescue

  • Participating in realistic scenarios to practice an avalanche rescue response

  • Improving your response skills and times during and after the course with feedback from instructors and peers

  • Developing a plan for continuing practice

 

WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS SAY?

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