AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Rescue Course
This avalanche course is designed for anyone looking to feel more confident traveling and being a contributing group member in avalanche terrain.This program has a pre-course online learning component, plus 24 hours of instruction provided by experienced ski guides and avalanche forecasters. The curriculum is based on the AIARE (American Institute of Avalanche Research and Education) Level 1 curriculum and taught by AIARE trained instructors.
Course cost includes student manual, AIARE field book, use of avalanche safety equipment, instruction and guiding. Mazama Course has an additional $50 snowmobile fee unless you plan to bring your own sled.
Participants should be of intermediate or advanced skiing ability on telemark, alpine touring or snowboarding gear. Backcountry travel will require the use of skins for skis and splitboards for snowboarders (no snowshoes, please). Participants are encouraged to bring their own beacon for use in the course, though NCMG will have Backcountry Acce