Winter & Avalanche Courses

Backcountry Skiing/Splitboarding: Intermediate

Step away from resort skiing into freedom of movement! Kaf Adventures wants to help you earn your turns beyond the ski areas! We want to instruct you in the tools
Mount Rainier National Park, WA; Snoqualmie Pass, WA; Crystal Mountain Backcountry, WA; and Mount Baker, WA
2 days

Backcountry Skiing/Splitboarding: Beginner

This course is designed for experienced in-bound skiers and snowboarders who are looking to develop the skills necessary to travel safely in the backcountry. The course will teach the fundamentals
Mount Rainier National Park, WA; Snoqualmie Pass, WA; Crystal Mountain Backcountry, WA; and Mount Baker, WA
8 Hours

Winter Travel: Intermediate

Develop essential winter camping skills to increase your comfort in a winter landscape. Receive hands on experience traveling, navigating, camping, cooking, and sleeping in a winter environment. AGES 18+ for adult
Hurricane Ridge, WA; Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest; Mount Rainier National Park, WA; and North Cascades National Park, WA; Mount Hood National Forest, OR
2 days

Winter Travel: Beginner

Experience the North Cascades in all its serene and quiet breathtaking beauty. More than just an escape from the city, this course will equip you with the skills to navigate
Hurricane Ridge, WA; Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest; Mount Rainier National Park, WA; and North Cascades National Park, WA; Mount Hood National Forest, OR
9 hours

Avalanche: AIARE Level 1

Traveling in a winter environment has inherent risk. Snow conditions dramatically change throughout the winter, affecting snow stability. The ability to recognize avalanche terrain and have a decision making frame
Seattle: Kaf Adventures and Snoqualmie Pass.Portland: The Mountain Shop and Mt. Hood.
3 Days

Avalanche: AIARE Avalanche Rescue

AIARE Avalanche Rescue is a one-day stand alone course that is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to stay current with best practices in avalanche rescue
Snoqualmie Pass, WA; Mt. Baker Ski Area, WA; or Stevens Pass Backcountry, WA
5 Hours

Avalanche: Intermediate

After taking our Avalanche: Beginner lecture, let's get out in the field and practice! Our Avalanche: Intermediate course expounds upon the topics covered during our lecture session. Throughout the day, participants will continue to
Snoqualmie Pass, WA; Mt. Baker Ski Area, WA; or Stevens Pass Backcountry, WA
8 Hours

Avalanche: Beginner

If you are new to avalanche terrain this is a great place to start. Take the first steps to really "know before you go" with this fundamental classroom based lecture. 
Seattle, WA and Portland, OR
3 Hours