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AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Safety

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Avalanche Safety Level 2

Our AIARE 2 course provides higher level backcountry training and advances avalanche decision-making skills. 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 AIARE 2.

Dates for 2023:

January 14 and 22 – This course will be held on 2 non consecutive days. This will offer a unique educational outcome for students. Held at Snoqualmie Pass.

January 28-29 – This course will be 2 consecutive days at Mt Hood.

**All of our AIARE Level 2 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.**

**Please note any course operating within the Mt. Hood National Forest is run through the Northwest School of Survival. Kaf Adventures is a booking agent for their programming**