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AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course in Lake Tahoe

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AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course in Lake Tahoe

$275 Midweek
Per Person
$325Weekends
Per Person
Introductory Full Day / 8 Hours Lake Tahoe, CA
This one-day AIARE Avalanche Rescue course is designed to keep backcountry travelers up-to-date on best practices and gear for avalanche rescue. Suitable for both new and more experienced backcountry skiers and riders, this AIARE course will prepare you to jump into action in the event of an avalanche. Please see the preparation section before reserving your spot. This course takes place in North Lake Tahoe. We also offer this AIARE Avalanche Rescue course in South Lake Tahoe. See here for details.
Mar 08, 2024
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AIARE Avalanche Rescue is a prerequisite for the AIARE 2 and Pro 1 courses. We recommend that all backcountry travelers keep their skills current by taking an Avalanche Rescue Course at least every other year.

You must be an advanced-intermediate skier/rider for this avalanche course and be comfortable on both on and off-piste terrain in a variety of conditions. Here is a good example of intermediate skiers and riders.

Prerequisites

Backcountry 1.0 course, or 5-10 days of touring experience.

Technical

Must be an advanced intermediate skier/rider that is competent on and off-piste in a variety of conditions. This is comparable to confidence on all blue and most black diamond runs at the resort (including ungroomed terrain).

Fitness

Excellent physical fitness is required. Skiers must be able to hike for many hours at a time while carrying a small pack.
Morning
Meet & Greet

Meet your guide and go over the days goals

Rest of Day
Field Work

After a short meet and greet, your team will move into the field and work on the rescue skills you came for.

Our Tahoe AIARE Instructors & Guides.

Meet who you will be learning AIARE Avalanche Rescue from.

AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course Questions

The answers to all of our most commonly asked questions about our North Lake Tahoe AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course.
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