Classes by local providers

Each year we publish a list of all of the local avalanche classes available, sorted by class type and date. Click on each link below for an inteactive PDF with links to each provider webpage to learn more and sign up. 

Check back in October 2020 for a complete list of Avalanche Course offerings in NWAC's forecast region.

2019/20 AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Courses

The AIARE 1 is a three-day course that provides an introduction to using decision making tools to  help a group manage risk while traveling in avalanche terrain.


2019/20 AIARE Avalanche Rescue Courses

Avalanche Rescue is for everyone, whether you are just learning how to use your transceiver, an aspiring professional, or a backcountry traveler with many years of backcountry experience. This one-day course is a place to both learn new skills and keep your existing skills sharp. Avalanche Rescue is a prerequisite for the AIARE 2.


2019/20 AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Courses

The AIARE 2 is a three-day course for those who have taken an AIARE 1 and Avalanche Rescue and have had at least a year of backcountry travel experience. The AIARE 2 provides backcountry leaders the opportunity to  advance their avalanche knowledge and decision making skills by applying their skills to new terrain and situations. Avalanche Rescue is a prerequisite for the AIARE 2. It is highly recommended that participants gain at least one season’s worth of backcountry travel experience between taking the AIARE 1 and the AIARE 2.


2019/20 Miscellaneous Avalanche Courses

These courses contain classes offered that don't fall into one of the three categories above.

This includes professional level AIARE classes, 1-day refresher clinics and more.