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.

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