AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course

Baker Mountain Guides AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course is a pre-requisite for both the AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course, and the AIARE Pro 1 Avalanche Course. Students can expect to learn fundamental avalanche rescue skills for both single and multiple burials. Instructors will facilitate realistic practice scenarios, and provide mentorship and feedback.

Baker Mountain Guides instructors are passionate backcountry skiers and snowboarders who believe that avalanche education has the power to save lives. These values are reflected in the quality of our Avalanche Rescue Course.

AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course

Baker Mountain Guides AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course is designed for experienced backcountry skiers and snowboarders looking to improve their evaluation of critical avalanche hazard assessment factors. Our 3-day curriculum focuses on advanced observational techniques, and prepares students to lead backcountry tours in more complicated terrain and snow conditions.

Baker Mountain Guides has customized the AIARE curriculum to provide practical field skills for the Pacific Northwest. Our instructors are passionate backcountry skiers and snowboarders who believe that avalanche education has the power to save lives. These values are reflected in the quality of our AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course.

AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course

Baker Mountain Guides AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course is designed to provide our students with a foundational understanding of avalanches, observational and decision-making techniques, avalanche terrain assessment, and companion rescue. Along with learning the science and theory behind the avalanche phenomenon, students will be challenged to apply their new skills in the backcountry.

Baker Mountain Guides has customized the AIARE curriculum to provide practical field skills for the Pacific Northwest. Our instructors are passionate backcountry skiers and snowboarders who believe that avalanche education has the power to save lives. These values are reflected in the quality of our AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course.