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Frog Lake Huts AIARE 1

Come ski with our professional ski guides on this epic 4-day, 3-night backcountry winter hut trip based at Frog Lake in Lake Tahoe.

Frog Lake Huts AIARE 1

$1,599Per Person
Intermediate 3 days, 2 nights Frog Lake Huts, CA
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to complete your AIARE 1 Avalanche course at Frog Lake Huts in Lake Tahoe, CA. Learn AIARE 1 from our Tahoe ski guides in this fully immersive, 3-day, 2-night backcountry experience. The Frog Lake area provides epic terrain and beautiful views, with the added bonus of top notch huts with tons of amenities. If you have less than 5 days of backcountry experience, you need to join our Backcountry 1.0 course first. Due to the nature of the Frog Lake terrain and itinerary, there are some movement and touring experience requirements. Please review the preparation section before booking.
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Come ski with our professional ski guides on this epic 4-day, 3-night backcountry winter hut trip based at Frog Lake in Lake Tahoe.

Become fully immersed in Lake Tahoe backcountry and complete your AIARE 1 Avalanche education and mitigation at the serene Frog Lake Huts.

This is a comprehensive, entry-level AIARE 1 avalanche course designed for those with basic ski/snowboard touring experience. This Private AIARE course will be a 3-day, 2-night trip based at the Frog Lake Huts near Castle Peak. They are top notch European style huts that will be nice and cozy after long days out learning! Learn more about the Frog Lake Huts and ski terrain here. This experience also includes all breakfasts and dinners!

You must be an advanced intermediate skier/rider for this course and be comfortable on both on and off-piste terrain in a variety of conditions.

Prerequisites
Skiers or riders who have taken our Backcountry 1.0 PLUS 5-10 days of touring experience, or those with 10+ days of individual touring experience are welcome to join.
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 un-groomed terrain). Here is an example.
Fitness
Excellent physical fitness is required. Skiers must be able to hike for many hours at a time while carrying a pack.
Day 1 & 2
Classroom + In-Field

The first two days of your course will be used to learn in a classroom with your instructors. After lunch each day, you will practice and observe the lessons that were taught in the morning out in the field. You will spend the evening enjoying dinner and the company of your group in the Frog Lake Huts.

Day 3
In-Field

The last day is used to put together all the skills learned and practiced in the first few days of your course. You will plan and execute your own ski tour with a small team alongside an instructor.

Our AIARE Instructors & Guides.

Meet who you will be learning avalanche education from.

Frog Lake Huts AIARE 1 Questions

The answers to our most commonly asked questions about our AIARE 1 course at Frog Lake Huts.
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