Learn to explore the backcountry safely with our avalanche training classes. The classes offer training for every level of backcountry user (including aspiring ski mountaineering guides seeking certification from the American Mountain Guides Association). Our classes feature experienced instructors specially trained by the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education, PowerPoint presentations, small classes and information on the latest research throughout the USA.
FREE Avalanche Awareness Lecture
This free White Pine Touring Avalanche Awareness lecture is for skiers, snowboarders, snowshoers and snowmobilers of all ages as an introduction to the backcountry world and the phenomena of avalanches.
Presented by: Jonathan Spitzer, AMGA/IFMAG Certified Mountain Guide and AIARE Instructor
Sponsored by: White Pine Touring, jans.com, Park City Municipal, yourbrandlive.com, Patagonia, The North Face, Black Diamond, FlyLow, Smartwool, and Park City High School
LEVEL 1 AVALANCHE COURSE
This course includes both classroom and field work and is based in the Park City area.
A must for everyone who travels in the backcountry in the Wasatch. This 3 or 4 day, 24 hour course emphasizes awareness and avoidance of avalanche terrain.
COST: $250.00 Per Person
Click here to download the AIARE Level 1 description.
LEVEL 2 AVALANCHE COURSE
This 4-day program builds from the introductory avalanche hazard management model of Level 1 and adds the evaluation of factors critical to stability evaluation. It includes prerequisite components for the professional progression to the Level 3 certificate.
This seasons’ AIARE 2 Avalanche Course will be hosted in conjunction with Utah Mountain Adventures. This partnership will allow us to operate two days of the course in the Wasatch which has not been possible in the past. We would like to thank Utah Mountain Adventures for their help and support in providing the best possible avalanche education for students in the Wasatch. For more information on Utah Mountain Adventures please visit http://www.utahmountainadventures.com/ or call 801-550-3986.
COST: $595.00 Per Person
LEVEL 3 AVALANCHE COURSE
The Level 3 course is an advanced certification course for experienced and professional avalanche practitioners, professional guides, patrollers and advanced recreational backcountry travelers. There are two course offerings:
COST: $1,600 per person
Contact AIARE for more information and to register.
Click here to download the AIARE Level 3 description.
To sign up or for more information on these courses please call us at (435) 649-8710 or stop by our retail store located at 1790 Bonanza Dr.