AIARE Avalanche Rescue is a one-day stand alone course that is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to keep abreast of best practices in rescue techniques and gear. New participants will learn the basics of companion rescue, while return participants will expand their skill set with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice to help improve their skills after the course.
Location: Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park. CO
Gear: Beacon, Shovel, Probe, Rescue Card is provided with registration.
Schedule of AIARE Avalanche Rescue Courses: ENROLL NOW
#1- Saturday, December 4th, 2021
#2- Sunday, December 5th, 2021
#3- Friday, January 7, 2022
#4- Friday, January 28, 2022
#5- Friday, February 11, 2022
#6- Friday, February 18, 2022
#7- Friday, March 4, 2022
Each participant will have the opportunity to receive professional coaching their rescue skills and will receive a rescue card acknowledging completion date at course end.
AIARE Avalanche Rescue is a prerequisite for the AIARE Avalanche Rec Level 2 and Pro 1 courses. AIARE recommends that all backcountry travelers keep their skills current by taking an Avalanche Rescue Course and receiving a rescue card at least every other year.
Student Learning Outcomes
At the end of the Avalanche Rescue course the student should be able to:
Describe what to do if they or a member of their party is caught in an avalanche
Identify and be able to use gear necessary for avalanche rescue.
Set up a realistic scenario in order to practice an avalanche rescue response.
Improve their response skills and times during and after the course with feedback from instructors and peers.
Develop a plan for continued practice