AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course
Know before you go.
Snowbird Backcountry Guides AIARE Avalanche Rescue is a 2-day stand-alone course that is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to keep abreast of best practices in rescue techniques and gear.
New participants will learn the basics of companion rescue, while return participants will expand their skill set with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice to help improve their skills after the course. This 8-hour rescue course will be split between a short evening online session and a full field day to follow.
Each participant will have the opportunity to receive professional coaching with their rescue skills and will receive a rescue card acknowledging the completion date at the course end.
- Dates: December 11 - 12, 2020; January 15 - 16, February 19 - 20, March 12 - 13, 2021.
- Saturday: 8 am - 5 pm.
- Prerequisite: AIARE Avalanche Rescue is a prerequisite for the AIARE 2 and Pro 1 courses. AIARE recommends that all backcountry travelers keep their skills current by taking an Avalanche Rescue Course and receiving a rescue card at least every other year.
- Registration: 801.933.2096 or MountainGuides@Snowbird.com
- Cost: $150
Snowbird Mountain Guides AIARE Avalanche Rescue courses will feature limited group sizes and an online component to comply with COVID-19 county, state and national protocols and guidelines. Field sessions will be held in small groups to allow for physical distancing.