Avalanche Theory II


This course is a 4 day program that provides backcountry leaders the opportunity to advance their avalanche knowledge and decision making skills. This course also includes the introductory and prerequisite components for the professional certificate, the AIARE 3 certificate. The AIARE 2 builds from the introductory avalanche hazard management model introduced in the level one and adds to it the evaluation of factors critical to stability evaluation.


AIARE 1 is a prerequisite for this class unless instructor permission is obtained prior to registration.

Course fee pays for AIARE fieldbook, AIARE student fee, course curriculum, and field insurance through AAIC. Course text materials are provided by instructor.

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