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Hut-Based AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Safety

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Participant $200 Deposit due on signup

Avalanche Safety


This Course in partnership with Fortune Peak Huts.

Experience a fully immersive learning experience through our hut-based avalanche education courses. This is the best way to dive into the world of backcountry touring with an AIARE 1 + 2 additional days of valuable touring time with feedback & coaching from your professional instructors.

Join us on this fantastic five-day adventure, based in cozy huts, where you’ll dive headfirst into decision-making, terrain management, and tour planning like a pro. Get ready to explore some of Washington’s finest terrain – trust us, it’s like no other!

Our curriculum is designed to turn you into a strong and confident leader within your touring group. We’ll cover everything from effective decision-making in the backcountry to nailing those group travel techniques, both uphill and downhill. Plus, we’ll level up your skills on snowpack, weather, and avalanche processes, building and growing your skills for decision-making.

An AIARE Level 1 certification consists of 24-hours of learning divided over 3 days. This hut-based option is in a hybrid format with additional touring days with your instructor. Participants must complete an online training segment prior to the field portion. Plan for around 8 hours of online learning.

**All of our AIARE Level 1 courses require attendance at an online pretrip meeting 2 evenings before your course start date. Your instructor will reach out before the course with more information.**