AIARE Course Cancellation

If you need to cancel your course, please notify AIARE as soon as possible. AIARE will refund course tuition less the administrative fee (and less the 3% merchant processing fee if your payment was made by credit card) for cancellations made at least 40 days before the start date of the course for an in-person…

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Course Leader Training

AIARE Course Leader Training The application deadline for the CLT has passed. Applications are still being accepted, but those submitted before the deadline will be prioritized for placement. AIARE’s Course Leader Training (CLT) is a four-day course focused on training experienced AIARE Instructors to lead Avalanche Rescue, AIARE 1, and AIARE 2 courses. Course participants will…

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Instructor Training Course

AIARE Instructor Training Course The application period for the 2022-23 season is open until August 23rd. AIARE’s Instructor Training Course (ITC) is a five-day course focused on giving experienced backcountry travelers with basic operational experience the instructional skills and curriculum familiarity to teach the AIARE Recreational Curriculum. Course participants will have opportunities to: work with…

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AIARE PRO Level 2

    Registration for the 2022-23 season is open. Prepare all materials under “Application Process” before registering. Select “details” next to the course listing below to register. PRO 2 Where the PRO 1 focuses on avalanche workers as team members, the PRO 2 is designed for those who are (or will become) operational leaders.  Examples…

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AIARE PRO Level 1

    Registration for the 2022-23 season is open. Prepare all materials under “Application Process” before registering. Select “details” next to the course listing below to register. PRO 1 The PRO 1 is a multi-faceted course designed for several audiences. Entry-level professionals who are seeking training and certification for employment in avalanche programs at ski…

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COVID-19 Operational Guidelines on AIARE Programs

Updated September 2022 The following guidelines are based on guidance from the CDC and AIARE’s medical advisors. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and AIARE will continue to revise this document as necessary. Due to the complexity of this continually evolving pandemic and unforeseen circumstances, our guidelines cannot cover every operational possibility. Therefore, people who…

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Course Leader Training

Course Description The AIARE Course Leader Training (CLT) is a five-day course that trains highly-experienced AIARE Instructors to lead Avalanche Awareness, Avalanche Rescue, AIARE 1, and AIARE 2 courses. Participants will apply their operational risk management skills and experience as AIARE Instructors while learning how to create positive learning environments for AIARE course students. Participants…

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Instructor Training Course

Course Description The AIARE Instructor Training Course (ITC) is a five-day course that trains aspiring instructors to teach Awareness, Avalanche Rescue, AIARE 1, and AIARE 2 courses. ITC Participants learn how to work with a team under the supervision of an AIARE Course Leader to ensure students meet the learning outcomes of AIARE’s Decision Making…

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