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Date Thursday  1/20/2022
Group Boulder
Event Title AIARE Avalanche Level 1
Status Approved
Leader Cindy Gagnon
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Leader Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Education (everyone)


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The AIARE Level 1  is a 24 hour introduction to avalanche hazard management 

 For this season, this course is a combination of Self-Paced learning (4-5 hours), Thursday evening lectures (Zoom- 6-10 pm), and two days outdoors (Saturday and Sunday 7 am- 4 pm).  Field Days locations will be depedent on snow and weather conditions, and may vary in locations from Lovand Pass to Rocky Mountain National Park.  Vaccinations proof or negative-covid PCR test required for field days. 

CMC Member Price  $530

Non-Meber Price : $595

Once you register on the CMC website, please email Cindy at to receive your discount code and info  on how to make direct payment to the provider, Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides.  

 The course is designed to provide a basic understanding of avalanches; Describe a framework for decision making and risk management in avalanche terrain; Focus on identifying the right questions, rather than on providing “answers.”; and Give lessons and exercises that are practically oriented, useful, and applicable in the field. Students can expect to develop a good grounding in how to prepare for and carry out a trip, to understand basic decision making while in the field, and to learn rescue techniques required to find and dig up a buried person Note:

This course will be provided  by Local AMGA guides who are AIARE Certified Instructors. Participants will receive AIARE Avalanche Level 1 Certificate.  The course provider is Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides

Course cost is $530 for CMC members and $595 for non-members.

Registration and payment will be made directly to provider.  Once you sign up through the CMC website you will be given details on how to make payment.  Please note there is no refunds for this course.

For more information  contact Cindy at



Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.