Avalanche Education

Learn the skills you need to safely navigate the backcountry. Join Snowbird Backcountry Guides for an Avalanche Awareness Seminar or a 4-day AIARE Level 1 certification course. 

AVALANCHE AWARENESS SEMINARS

Feature classroom as well as on mountain training, all levels welcome, no uphill travel required. 

TBD: Contact Snowbird Guides for more information. 
Contact: 801-471-4387 or snowbirdguides@gmail.com

24-HOUR A.I.A.R.E. LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION

A 4-day/24-hour introduction to planning and prep for travel in avalanche terrain, human factors, terrain recognition, "red flag" observations, terrain selection and travel techniques. Lift ticket included on Field Sessions. American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education

Dates: Dec. 15-18, 2016; Jan. 5-8, Jan. 19-22, Feb. 2-5, Mar. 9-12, 2017
Thursday and Friday: 5:30 - 9:30 pm Classroom Session
Saturday and Sunday: 8 am - 4:30 pm Field Session
Cost: $400
Required equipment: Transceiver, shovel and probe.
Prerequisites: None. Students must be able to travel in backcountry terrain.
Registration: 801-471-4387 or snowbirdguides@gmail.com

Avalanche Education—

Open

7:30am-4:00pm Daily

from $395/person