AIARE Qualified Instructors

The following list contains current qualified instructors. Check here regularly to see the most up to date listings. Individuals named on this list meet AIARE-specified minimum instructor qualification requirements, have attended an AIARE Instructor Training Course, and have completed refresher requirements to maintain their qualifications. Course Leaders and Instructors are employed by providers who have purchased AIARE curriculum and resource materials, and have agreed to the goals and philosophy of AIARE.

Listings on this register is not a guarantee of quality or safety; it is intended as a tool for students who are researching avalanche education programs and courses.

NameCityStateCountry ▼Qualifications
Ben AmmonCrested ButteCOUSAInstructordetails
Madeline DunnWasillaAlaskaUSAInstructordetails
Brian LazarCARBONDALEColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Billy RankinCrested ButteColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Charlie RubinElensburgWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Travis FeistSouth Lake TahoeCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Alasdair TurnerSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Scott SmithAvonColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Aaron BallDurangoColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Bill SelineTruckeeCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Steve CharestJerichoVermontUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Dallas GlassSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Mark FalenderSnowmass VillageColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Gabe ChladekSistersOregonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Steve CongerGoldenBritish ColumbiaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Harlan SheppardTwispWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Krista HildebrandtCrested ButteColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Jaime PollitteLeavenworthWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Tony JewellStoweVermontUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
John KascenskaEast BurkeVermontUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Jonathon SpitzerCottonwood HeightsUtahUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Josh KlingDurangoColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Erik LeideckerHaileyIdahoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Logan TalbottTruckeeCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
James BeverlyOlympiaWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Martin VolkenNorth Bend,WashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Mark RensonHudsonMassachusettsUnited StatesInstructordetails
Marty RoodMcCallIdahoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Max ForgensiLeadvilleColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Forest McBrianNorth BendWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Ryan McPartlandZephyr CoveNevadaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Mick PearsonSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
peter lehPort TownsendWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Nick PopeLeavenworthWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Rich MeyerBerkeleyCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Steve ReynaudTruckeeCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Mark RymanSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Sarah CarterValdezAlaskaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Rick GrubinGoldenColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Susan PurvisWhitefishMontanaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
T.J. MILLERAnchorageAlaskaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Dustin ByrneBellinghamWAUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Dan KostrzewskiSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Bonnie EiberPrestonWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Casey HenleyPlattsburghNew YorkUnited StatesInstructordetails
Ben GardnerKenmoreWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Lucas MouttetSteamboat SpringsColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Tim MinceySouth Lake TahoeCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Daniel TurnerOgdenUtahUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Pete Van DeventerAspenColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Lindsay MannKetchumIdahoUnited StatesInstructordetails
J.C. NorlingSteamboat SpringsColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Aaron RichardsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Ryan KitchenEnumclawWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Kurt HicksLeavenworthWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Tony TsuboiSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Roger CoitSalidaColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Drew LovellTwispWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Al MandellMINOTMaineUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Kreston RohrigAvonColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Sean GortonKenmoreWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Alison MehravariSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Jason SpeerBellinghamWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Loren McWethySeattleWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Chad ThatcherAshlandORUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Jake SkeenJacksonWyomingUnited StatesInstructordetails
Max LurieBoulderColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Gary OsteenSteamboat SpringsColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Justin StudtGoldenColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Tommy GramBuena VistaColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Joshua ColeWinthropWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Jeff HambeltonMaple FallsWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Trevor KostanichNorth BendWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Max WittenbergTruckeeCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Jules HannaTahoe CityCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Daryl TeittinenTruckeeCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Pete KeaneBendOregonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Kory DavisHuntsvilleUtahUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Kelly RobbinsBendOregonUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Dan SandbergBozemanMontanaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Tod BloxhamTacomaWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Michael LackmanBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Daniel OzmentRosamondCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Bruce EngelhardbrightonUtahUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Matt EntzMonte VistaColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Kyle SobekCopper CenterAlaskaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Sean Zimmerman-WallSandyUtahUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Benja GlatzJacksonWyomingUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Brandon SeymoreBendOregonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Toni LeskelaBoulderColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Elliott ReedBendOregonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Chris PrudenBelgradeMontanaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Victor MesnyNorth BendWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Liz Riggs MederSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Michael WallaceDillonColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Sarah JaninBoulderColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
CJ SvelaSandyOregonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Jake GaventaNederlandColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Geoff UngerMammoth LakesCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Caleb MerrillMedfordOregonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Kerry HanesJacksonWyomingUnited StatesInstructordetails
Andrew HennighWanshipUtahUnited StatesInstructordetails
Paul SchmidtDillonColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Richard PriceCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesInstructordetails
David BeldingSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Matthew HartmanLeavenworthWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Jan CzyzewskiTahoe cityCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Andy NelsonFort CollinsColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Heather BradfordCrested ButteColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Eric HaskellEstes ParkColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Scott MatthewsVictorIdahoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Greg DavisLoganUtahUnited StatesInstructordetails
Michael CoyleBoulderCoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Jill YargerBoulderColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Mike PhillipsMammoth LakesCaliforniaUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Casey GrahamColorado SpringsColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Ben MarkhartVailColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Clinton CulpMindenNVUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Dan PeckPoulsboWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Eddie SchoenArvadaColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Kenneth YapheLittletonColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Allison HartzBendOregonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Zachary NovakNorth BendWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Kevin StolbrockMinneapolisMNUnited StatesInstructordetails
Joe HochSnoqualmieWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Trevor HustedTahoe CityCaliforniaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Benjamin WeaverBendOregonUnited StatesCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Tarah O'ConnorOgdenUtahUnited StatesInstructordetails
Japhy DhunganaBoulderColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
John JenningsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Jere BurrellBellinghamWashingtonUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Brenda HollonSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Betsy Dain-OwensCarbondaleColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Eryka ThorleyNederlandColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Benjamin MirkinEast BurkeVermontUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Jerry IsaakPlattsburghNew YorkUnited StatesInstructordetails
Kristin ArnoldRidgwayColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Josh MattsonNew CastleColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Kyle JuszczykCrested ButteColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Derek BranstromLittletonColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Andy KeckHamiltonMontanaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Adam BaxterEstes ParkColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Matt SchebaumJacksonWyomingUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Levi DexelGoldenColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Jamie BernsteinDriggsIdahoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Kurt BlairDurangoColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Bret RasmussenPrestonIdahoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Erik SolASHLANDOregonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Chris MartinCrested butteColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
John SidikLincolnvilleMaineUnited StatesInstructordetails
Katie MacKnightLeadvilleColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Lynn KennenTahoe CityCaliforniaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Mike LanghenryCastle RockColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
kevin AllredRigbyIdahoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Bruce HodgkinsMinturncoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Karin PocockCrested ButteColoradoUnited StatesCourse Leaderdetails
Dan HohlNEWPORT BEACHCaliforniaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Gage MeredithBozemanMontanaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Karen RanieriSilverthorneColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Jim GabrielVailColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Peter Brobackgig harborWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Emily HargravesTruckeeCAUnited StatesInstructordetails
Kenzie CarsonBozemanMontanaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Craig MuderlakLeavenworthWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Jacob ScheinmanBoulderColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Alexander VasarabPortlandOregonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Petra DammSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Travis TuckerBreckenridgeColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Steve MaceMammoth LakesCaliforniaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Graham ClarkBellinghamWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Sean AlbertTukwilaWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Andrew YueBroomfieldColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Rich RogersBuena VistaColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Samuel KieckheferOlympic ValleyCaliforniaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Graham KaneSilverthorneColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Andrew DeGuzmansouth lake tahoeCaliforniaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Brigit AndersonSnoqualmie PassWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Victor McNeilLa GrandeOregonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Wendolyn AntibusRenoCaliforniaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Nick BurksMt Hood ParkdaleOregonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Sam ThackerayMcCallIdahoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Willie WebsterWinthropWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Demetri ZouboukosTruckeeCaliforniaUnited StatesInstructordetails
Sarah MacGregorGunnisonColoradoUnited StatesInstructor, Staffdetails
Amy DavidStanleyAMGA GuideUnited StatesInstructordetails
Julie Ann HolderBellinghamWAUnited StatesInstructordetails
Josh VincentOurayColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Cody RichmondHaileyIdahoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Brandon BertelsenWinthropWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Kelly McNeilLa GrandeOregonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Matthew LubarBellinghamWashingtonUnited StatesInstructordetails
Doug LewisErieColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Corey FitzgeraldNorwayMaineUnited StatesInstructordetails
Kristen BucklandColorado SpringsColoradoUnited StatesInstructordetails
Leland LyonAlaskaJapan, Argentina, ChileInstructordetails
Peter MasonCourmayeurAlabamaItalyInstructordetails
Erin SmartLa GraveFranceCourse Leaderdetails
Danny UhlmannChamonix Mont-BlancFranceCourse Leaderdetails
Sergio Fuentealba OrellanaÑuñoaMetropolitana de SantiagoChiledetails
Christian SteidleSantiagoChileCourse Leaderdetails
Jose Luis TroncosoCoyhaiqueChileCourse Leaderdetails
Gilberto BasaureMalalcahuelloNUChiledetails
Arturo CarrascoSantiagoCordilleraChileInstructordetails
Anne St. ClairRevelstokeBritish ColumbiaCanadaCourse Leader, Staffdetails
Diego AllolioBarilocheArgentinaCourse Leaderdetails
Gonzalo ValdesushuaiaAlabamaArgentinaCourse Leaderdetails
Marcelo FayerBarilocheYukonArgentinaInstructordetails
Luciano FiorenzaBarilocheArgentinaCourse Leaderdetails
Julian CarieloSan Martin de los AndesArgentinaCourse Leaderdetails
Marc ChauvinNorth ConwayNew HampshireCourse Leaderdetails
Elizabeth SmartInstructordetails
David LottmannConwayNew HampshireCourse Leaderdetails
Jonathan ShefftzAmherstMassachusettsInstructordetails
Stephen NichiporBartlettNew HampshireCourse Leaderdetails
Matthew SellickInstructordetails
Sarah NewsomeDunmorePennsylvaniaCourse Leaderdetails
Bryce HillInstructordetails
Clinton DeckerInstructordetails
Ben BauterInstructordetails
Tanner HaskinsInstructordetails
Jared DrapalaInstructordetails
Kyle WyattInstructordetails
Jasper ThompsonInstructordetails
Juliana GarciaAbuquerqueNew MexicoInstructordetails
Derek BranstromInstructordetails