AIARE Level 1

Travel Safe

Course Dates: December 21st to 23rd, 2018

The AIARE Level 1 Course begins the basic foundation for understanding avalanche hazards and developing safe travel practices in avalanche terrain.  Taking this course should be everyone’s first step before venturing into the backcountry in winter.  The goal of this AIARE Level 1 Course is for students to learn the basics of snow pack science, terrain analysis, and to give each student a framework with which to make decisions.

This 26 hour course involves instruction, evening classroom lectures, video and discussion, and at least 16 hours of fieldwork. Students will also learn the elements of companion avalanche rescue and practice using realistic scenarios.

The course is designed for all types of backcountry travelers, snowshoers, backcountry skiers, snowboarders, mountaineers, ski patrol, and mountain guides.

AMGA Accredited Business

Colorado Department of Human Services

Association for Experiential Education Member