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Course material and the use of avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel.

Does not include:
New AIARE Fieldbook and personal items on the Equipment List.

Operating under Special Use Permit, Tahoe National Forest.

AIARE Avalanche Level 1

AIARE Avalanche Level 3     7 Day
Advanced Avalanche Training for Professionals & Recreational Leaders

The Level 3 course provides course participants with an industry based framework to make decisions in avalanche terrain and to manage avalanche hazards common to avalanche control operations and winter guiding scenarios. Participants are required to form opinions, to take on leadership roles, and to utilized team members skills to assist in the process of forecasting avalanche hazard and snow stability and making appropriate terrain choices. Course goals also include evaluating each participant to the AIARE Level 3 standard.

The Level 3 course builds on the concepts introduced in the prerequisite AIARE Level 2. These include standardizing snow and weather observations and techniques to the Snow, Weather, and Avalanche Guidelines of the American Avalanche Association (2004). The Level 3 takes the “trained observer and technician” and begins the process of making the information relevant to the complexities, variability, and influences of terrain.

Instructional Sessions (approximately 68 hours of class or field instruction). For complete details, go to the AIARE Avalanche Level 3 webpage.

Cost: Contact AIARE Directly

Jan 20-26, 2017 (Mazama, WA)
Jan 30 - Feb 5, 2017 (Stanley, ID)
Feb 19-25, 2017  (Silverton, CO)
Mar 6-12, 2017  (Lamoille, NV)

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