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AIARE Avalanche Rescue In South Lake Tahoe

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South Lake Tahoe AIARE Avalanche Rescue

Per Person
Per Person
Introductory Full Day 8 Hours South Lake Tahoe
This one-day AIARE Avalanche Rescue course in South Lake Tahoe 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 keep you and your friends ready for the unthinkable. We also offer this course in North Lake Tahoe, see here for details.
December 7, 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 course and be comfortable on both on and off-piste terrain in a variety of conditions.


Backcountry 1.0 course, or 5-10 days of touring experience.
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). Here is an example.
Excellent physical fitness is required. Skiers must be able to hike for many hours at a time while carrying a pack
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.

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