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Date Wednesday  3/10/2021
Group Boulder
Event Title AIARE Avalanche Level 1, Boulder Group
Start Time 12:00 AM
End Time 12:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader Cindy Gagnon
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants Standby
Type Education (everyone)


Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides

6560 O'dell Place #D Boulder, Co 80301

For more info Contact

Cindy Gagnon


AIARE 1 Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain

Lectures Wed 3/10/21 &  TH 3/11/21 6:00pm-10:00pm

Field Trips: SAT 3/13/21 & SUN  3/14/21, start time TBD, but you will be in the field all day. 

Costs:  Member $470  Non-Members $515.  Once you register online, you be directed on how to make payment to the guide company to confirm your discounted payment.

COVID  19-Update Note: We most likely with be having Wednesday and Thursday evening indoor classroom via zoom and are working on a few outlines to maximize participant experience and learning and will have more details in the coming month. Additional Covid-19 safety precautions will be in place during the field days.

The AIARE 1 Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain is a three-day / 24-hour introduction to avalanche hazard management. This course is offered through Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, a boulder based AIARE provider. All instructors at minimally Pro Level 1 AIARE certified.

During this Level 1 Avalanche course taught by AIARE-certified instructors, each student will experience:

  • Observations of avalanche activity, weather, snowpack and slope configurations, and how they directly correlate to avalanche potential.

  • 2 full days (15 hours) in the backcountry of Roosevelt National Forest and Rocky Mountain National Park traveling in avalanche terrain with highly trained AIARE guides practicing safe travel techniques and good group decision-making practices.

  • 2 evenings (8 hours) of classroom review and discussion led by our experienced AIARE avalanche educators. Covid-19 update – see above

  • 3 hours of pre-class on-line education

  • Training and practice with beacons and rescue techniques.

  • Snow pit location, excavation, and analysis.

  • An understanding of the right questions to ask when planning to travel in the backcountry, and the pr










    Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.