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Avalanch Training with White Pine TouringLearn 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.

LEVEL 1 AVALANCHE COURSE
The AIARE I course includes both classroom and field work and is based in the Park City area. This 24 hour course focusses on basic decision making in the field, trip planning, avalanche terrain recognition and rescue techniques; a must for every backcountry traveler.

DATES:

Level 1 Refresher: TBD

Thank you for your interest in our Avalanche Level 1 refresher course. At this time we are working to finalize the curriculum as well as secure resources and, an instructor to lead the course. We will post course information as soon as it is available. Please email: shouse@whitepinetouring.com with any questions.

Level 1 Session 1: 12/18/14-12/21/14

  • December 18: 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • December 19: 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • December 20: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • December 21: 8:00am-5:00pm

Level 1 Session 2: 01/02/15-01/04/15

  • January 2: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • January 3: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • January 4: 8:00am-5:00pm

Level 1 Session 3: 01/29/15-02/01/15

  • January 29: 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • January 30: 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • January 31: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • February 1: 8:00am-5:00pm

Level 1 Session 4: 02/13/15-02/15/15

  • February 13: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • February 14: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • February 15: 8:00am-5:00pm

Level 1 Session 5: 02/26/15-03/01/15

  • February 26: 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • February 27: 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • February 28: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • March 1: 8:00am-5:00pm

Level 1 Session 6: 03/13/15-03/15/15

  • March 13: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • March 14: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • March 15: 8:00am-5:00pm

Level 1 COST: $295.00 Per Person
Click here to download the AIARE Level 1 description.


LEVEL 2 AVALANCHE COURSE
The AIARE II 4-day program, hosted in conjunction with Utah Mountain Adventures, builds from the introductory avalanche hazard model of the AIARE I and adds the evaluation of factors critical to stability evaluation. The AIARE II includes prerequisite components for the professional progression to the AIARE III certificate.

Utah Mountain AdventuresThis 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.

DATES:

Session 1: 01/08/15-01/11/15

  • January 8: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • January 9: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • January 10: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • January 11: 8:00am-6:00pm

COST: $650.00 Per Person

All classes will be held at White Pine Touring, 1790 Bonanza Drive, Park City, UT 84060
For more information please contact experts@whitepinetouring.com or phone 435-649-8710


AIARE LEVEL 3 AVALANCHE TRAINING:
Advanced Avalanche Training for Professionals and Recreational Leaders

The AIARE III 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:

Dates:

AIARE Level 3 Avalanche Training Schedule will be posted soon.

Cost: $1600 per person

For full details and to sign up for AIARE Level 3 Avalanche Training, visit http://avtraining.org/aiare-level-3/