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Women’s AIARE 1: 2-Day Hybrid Course In North Lake Tahoe

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Women’s North Lake Tahoe AIARE 1: 2-Day Hybrid Course

$595Midweek
Per person
$685Weekends
Per Person
2 Days and Online Coursework Lake Tahoe, CA
Our Women’s AIARE 1 Hybrid Course is a comprehensive, entry-level avalanche course in North Lake Tahoe designed for women who have basic ski/snowboard touring experience. This class includes 8 hours of online learning and 2-days of classroom and field work. If you have less than 5 days of backcountry experience, you need to join our Backcountry 1.0 course first. Please see the preparation section for more information before reserving if you are not sure if you qualify.
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Discover our innovative approach to Avalanche Education in Tahoe, where we’ve seamlessly integrated the AIARE framework into a hybrid online and in-person format, designed to optimize field time with our expert Tahoe guides.

Amidst the evolving landscape of educational needs, our Lake Tahoe avalanche education program has embraced a hybrid model, blending online learning with valuable field experiences. Dive into approximately 8 hours of self-paced online coursework, followed by immersive field days led by our experienced team.

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 pack.
Digital Learning
Online Classroom

The digital component of the AIARE 1 course includes self-paced online learning and a final exam that must be completed before the in-person course. The online learning takes approximately 5-8 hours to complete, depending on your pace.

Field Day 1
Skills and Technique

A meet and greet with your group of 6 students and single instructor will be completed outdoors, likely at a trailhead. The day will comprise of an easy tour with stops through the day to work on terrain recognition and rescue skills.

Field Day 2
Skills and Technique

The final day of the course builds on the prior day, culminating in a full planning session and execution of a backcountry tour.

Our AIARE Guides and Instructors

Meet who you will be learning AIARE 1 from in North Lake Tahoe

Women’s AIARE 1 Hybrid Course Questions

The answers to our most commonly asked questions about taking AIARE 1 in North Lake Tahoe.
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