Be Avalanche Aware

Be prepared and have the knowledge before you travel in the backcountry.

  1. Does you group have the skills, knowledge and training to travel in avalanche terrain?

  2. Are you carrying beacons, shovels and probes?

  3. Can you self-rescue? Do you have a plan?

  4. Do you know the emergency number?

  5. Have you checked the current avalanche advisory and weather forecast?

  6. Have you checked out with someone?

  7. Do you have any other route options?
Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center
  • AAA Avalanche Level 1
    Dates: January 11 - 13, 2019
    Location: Troy & Libby Montana
    Cost: $350
  • AAA Avalanche Level 1
    Dates: January 25 - 27, 2019
    Location: Sandpoint, ID
    Cost: $350
  • AAA Avalanche Level 1
    Dates: February 7 - 10, 2018
    Location: REI Spokane and Lookout Pass
    Cost: $350
  • AAA Avalanche Level 2
    Dates: February 28 - March 2, 2018
    Location: Sandpoint, ID and Cabinet Mtns
    Cost: $450
More info:
(208) 263-5111
http://www.idahopanhandleavalanche.org/ipac-avalanche-courses/



Selkirk Outdoor Leadership & Education
  • Youth Specific AIARE Level 1 (16-25yr only)
    Dates: January 19 - January 21 2019
    Location: Schweitzer Mountain Resort, ID
    Cost: $340 member / $350 non-member

  • Women's Specific AIARE Level 1
    Dates: February 1 - January 3 2019
    Location: Flatiron Mountain, Libby, MT
    Cost: $450 (SheJumps exclusive, includes lodging)

  • AIARE Level 2
    Dates: January 25 - January 27 2019
    Location: TBA
    Cost: TBA

  • AIARE Avalanche Rescue
    Dates: January 24, 2019
    Location: TBA
    Cost: TBA
More info:
(928) 351-SOLE (7653)
info@soleexperiences.org
http://soleexperiences.org/product/sole-aiare-level-1/



Kootenay Avalanche Courses
  • AST Level 1
    Dates: Dec 9 - 10, 2018
    Location: Big Red Cats Office, Rossland ,BC
    Cost: $235 CAD
  • AST Level 1
    Dates: Dec 21 - 22, 2018
    Location: Big Red Cats Office, Rossland ,BC
    Cost: $235 CAD
  • AST Level 1
    Dates: Dec 23 - 24, 2018
    Location: Big Red Cats Office, Rossland ,BC
    Cost: $235 CAD
  • AST Level 1
    Dates: January 6 - 7, 2019
    Location: Seven Summits Centre, Rossland ,BC
    Cost: $225 CAD
  • AST Level 1
    Dates: January 20 - 21, 2019
    Location: Seven Summits Centre, Rossland ,BC
    Cost: $225 CAD
  • AST Level 1
    Dates: February 3 - 4, 2019
    Location: Seven Summits Centre, Rossland ,BC
    Cost: $225 CAD
  • AST Level 2
    Dates: February 22 - 25, 2019
    Location: Seven Summits Centre, Rossland ,BC
    Cost: $500 CAD
More info:
Keith Robine
https://kootenayavalanchecourses.com/



Selkirk Powder
  • Avalanche Level 1
    Dates: January (Dates TBA) 2019
    Location: Selkirk Powder Lodge & Schweitzer Fire Station, Schweitzer, ID
    Cost: $349
More info:
(208) 263-6959
http://selkirkpowder.com/avalanche-courses/



NIC Campus Recreation
  • Avalanche Awareness Clinic
    Dates: December 5 5:30-8:30pm, December 8 2018 6am-4pm
    Location: McLain Hall Outdoor Center & Coeur d'Alene National Forest
    Cost: $95 (registration closes 12/4)
More info:
Jacob Rothrock
(208) 769-7809
jacob.rothrock@nic.edu
http://tinyurl.com/nicavycourse2018



University of Idaho Outdoor Program
  • Backcountry Skills & Avalanche Safety Course
    Dates: November 27, November 28 2018 5pm, November 30 - December 2 2018
    Location: UI Student Recreation Center & Wallowa Mountains
    Cost: $200 (includes transport, lodging, equipment, food and instruction)
More info:
(208) 885-6810
https://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/campus-recreation/outdoor-program

Avalanche Advisories: Education and Awareness: Printed Reference Materials: Videos:
  • B.A.S.I.C.S. TWO - Avalanche Awareness:


  • Utah Avalanche Center - Know Before You Go:


  • National Avalanche Center - North American Avalanche Danger Scale:

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