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Lift-Accessed AIARE Rescue Course

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Lift-Accessed AIARE Rescue Course

$275 Weekdays
$325Weekends
Intermediate Full Day (8 hours) Palisades Tahoe
This one-day lift-accessed AIARE Avalanche Rescue course is designed to keep skiers and riders up-to-date on best practices for avalanche safety both in and out of bounds. Suitable for both intermediate and more experienced skiers and riders, this course will prepare you to jump into action in the event of an avalanche. This course takes place at Palisades Tahoe and will cover avalanche rescue scenarios using downhill (resort) gear. We also offer backcountry AIARE Avalanche Rescue courses in North and South Lake Tahoe.
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Become a safer resort skier/rider by learning what to do in the event of an avalanche.

Alpenglow Expeditions is partnering with Palisades Tahoe to offer an exclusive lift-accessed AIARE Rescue course. At the end of this one-day course, you’ll know how to use avalanche safety gear and be prepared to respond in the event of an avalanche.

This course will take place in-bounds at Palisades Tahoe. We offer an exclusive IKON pass discount to pass holders – contact us for details! If you don’t have an IKON pass, we can also provide single-day lift tickets.

You should be an intermediate resort skier/rider for this avalanche course.

You can participate in this course in your standard downhill gear, however, you will also need an avalanche kit (beacon, probe, shovel) and backpack, which you can rent from our office.

AIARE Avalanche Rescue is a prerequisite for the AIARE 2 and Pro 1 courses. We recommend that all skiers and riders keep their skills current by taking an Avalanche Rescue Course at least every other year.

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
Solid physical fitness is required. Skiers must be able to spend a full and active day (8 hours) outside in the snow.
Morning – 8:30
Meet and Greet

Meet your guide at the Alpenglow Expeditions office in Olympic Valley and go over your goals for the day. Head to the Palisades Tahoe lifts and get ready for your day of skills and learning!

Rest of Day
Field Work

After a short meet and greet, your team will ride the lifts into Palisades terrain and then get to work learning how to use your gear, and practicing rescue scenarios. We’ll wrap up and head back to the office by 4:00PM.

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