AIARE Pro 1 Class Agenda


Day 1:

0800 Class Session: Welcome: Introductions, Course Agenda, Logistics, And Evaluation Criteria

Class Session: Introduction To The Course Risk Management

Class Session: Course Emergency Response Plan

Field Session: Study Plot Location Criteria & Observation Guidelines

Field Session: Review The Companion Rescue Exam Scenarios

Class Session: Daily Weather Recording & Documentation

Class Session: Storm Profile Analysis

Class Session: Evening Operational Meeting

Class Session: Plan For Tomorrow


Day 2:

Field Session: AM Study Plot Observations

Class Session: Managing Hazard From New Snow And/Or Wind (Part 1)

Class Session: Managing Hazard From New Snow And/Or Wind (Part 2)

Class Session: Operational Forecast Meeting

Field Session: The Snow Profile

Field Session: Snowpack Tests

Field Session: PM Study Plot Observations

Class Session: Documenting Snow Profiles

Class Session: Case History— Potential For Worker Bias With Snowpack Observations

Class Session: Submitting Observations To The Local Advisory

Class Session: Plan For Tomorrow


Day 3:

Field Session: Study Plot Observations

Class Session: Managing Hazards That Persist In Old Snow Layers

Class Session: Operational Forecast Meeting (Evaluation Begins)

Guest Presentation: Introduction To Ski Area Avalanche Control Program

Field Session: Control Route Simulation

Field Session: Managing A Cornice Problem

Field Session: Propagation Saw Test

Field Session: Worker Communication

Field Session: Study Plot Observations

Class Session: Evening Operational Meeting

Class Session: The Risks Of Working Alone

Plan For Tomorrow


Day 4:

Field Session: AM Study Plot Observations

Class Session: Managing Hazards From Warming Or Rain

Class Session: Operational Forecast Meeting

Class Session: Avalanche Path Documentation

Field Session: Terrain Exam: Avalanche Paths

Field Session: Terrain Exam: Avalanche Terrain Observations

Field Session: Snowpack Tests Exam (ECT And PST)

Field Session: PM Study Plot Observations (Practice Evaluation)

Class Session: Evening Operational Meeting


Day 5:

Field Session: AM Study Plot Observation Exam

Class Session: Operational Forecast Form (Exam)

Field Session: Snow Profile Exam

Field Session: Companion Rescue Exam

Field Session: Compression Test Exam

Field Session: Terrain Exam—Moving Safely Over Terrain

Class Session: Written Exam


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