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AIARE Scholarships

Written by Richard Bothwell on . Posted in

There are several scholarship opportunities for AIARE instructor training courses and AIARE Pro courses, as well as AIARE 1 classes. Tom Murphy Pro 2 Scholarship: The Tom Murphy Pro 2 Scholarship provides $1700 in tuition assistance for participants for an AIARE Pro 2 course. The scholarship does not cover room, board, or travel expenses. Deadline […]


Written by Don Svela on . Posted in

Course Description: The Pro 2 is a 6 day,  advanced professional avalanche course, designed to continue the education of avalanche workers employed in ski areas, transportation and industry, guiding and public forecasting centers. The Pro 2 certification course is currently the most advanced avalanche course available in the USA. The course identifies best practices in […]


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Course description: The 5-day Pro 1 is an entry level course and exam designed to train and certify workers new to the avalanche industry. The Pro 1 course covers skills essential to the workplace including conducting weather, snow and avalanche observations, making an assessment of basic hazard and risk factors, participation in team meetings, succinctly […]

COAA Avalanche Scholarship

Written by Don Svela on . Posted in Avalanche News

Central Oregon Avalanche Association has teamed up with Oregon Ski Guides and Three Sisters Backcountry to offer four (4) AIARE 1 avalanche scholarships. The idea behind the scholarship fund is to increase avalanche awareness and safety in the Pacific Northwest, with a focus on the Oregon Cascades. The scholarship recipients will be given an AIARE […]