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Avalanche Education

AVALANCHE RESCUE 1-DAY

AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course A new 1-day course! Dates: Dec 9 Jan 13 Feb 18 March 3 Price: $200 (Paypal tab below) A new course which AIARE (American Institue for Avalanche Rescue and Education) schools like NASTC can offer: a one 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…

AIARE 1 (REC 1)

Dates: January 13-15 2018 and February 17-19 2018 Skier or Rider Level: 6-9 (strong intermediate to expert) Price: $450 New this year, AIARE (The American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education) has created both a recreational and a professional path for avalanche education providers. As a provider for almost 10 years, NASTC offers the “AIARE Rec 1” and “AIARE Rec 2” courses for the general public and the Pro 1 for professional instructors, patrollers, and guides.   If you are a pro,…

AIARE 2 (Rec 2)

February 23-25, 2018 Price: $595 Location: Truckee, CA The AIARE Rec 2 course is now a 3-day (formerly 4-day) program that provides avid backcountry skiers and riders the opportunity to advance their avalanche knowledge and decision making skills. This is an advanced avalanche safety course for the general public. This is not for snow safety professionals, that’s the new AIARE PRO 1 and 2 path. The focus in the Rec 2 is on analyzing snow stability and avalanche hazard. The…