Avalanche Courses

Tahoe Mountain School offers AIARE 1 Avalanche Courses, AIARE 2 Avalanche Courses, and AIARE Rescue Courses.

 

AIARE 1 and AIARE 2 courses include AIARE online cirriculum, AIARE field blue book, student manual and use of Ortovox avalanche safety equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack). Ski and Splitboard rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports where we are located.

 

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Or you can browse all of our Avalanche Courses in the list below:

Dates Course
12/03/2022 - 12/04/2022
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Dec 3-4

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

12/07/2022 - 12/08/2022
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Dec 7-8 Midweek

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

12/10/2022 - 12/11/2022
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Dec 10-11

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

12/16/2022 - 12/16/2022
AIARE Avalanche Rescue-$225. Dec 16

This one-day (8-hour) course is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to keep abreast of best practices in rescue techniques and gear. New participants will learn companion rescue, and returning students will expand their skills with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice.

12/17/2022 - 12/18/2022
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Dec 17-18

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

12/21/2022 - 12/22/2022
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Dec 21-22 Midweek

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

12/23/2022 - 12/24/2022
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Dec 23-24

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

12/30/2022 - 12/30/2022
AIARE Avalanche Rescue-$225. Dec 30

This one-day (8-hour) course is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to keep abreast of best practices in rescue techniques and gear. New participants will learn companion rescue, and returning students will expand their skills with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice.

12/31/2022 - 01/01/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Dec 31-Jan 1

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

01/06/2023 - 01/06/2023
AIARE Avalanche Rescue-$225. Jan 6

This one-day (8-hour) course is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to keep abreast of best practices in rescue techniques and gear. New participants will learn companion rescue, and returning students will expand their skills with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice.

01/07/2023 - 01/08/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Jan 7-8

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

01/14/2023 - 01/15/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Jan 14-15

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

01/20/2023 - 01/20/2023
AIARE Avalanche Rescue-$225. Jan 20

This one-day (8-hour) course is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to keep abreast of best practices in rescue techniques and gear. New participants will learn companion rescue, and returning students will expand their skills with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice.

01/21/2023 - 01/22/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Jan 21-22

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

01/25/2023 - 01/26/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Jan 25-26 Midweek

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

01/28/2023 - 01/29/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Jan 28-29

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

02/03/2023 - 02/03/2023
AIARE Avalanche Rescue-$225. Feb 3

This one-day (8-hour) course is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to keep abreast of best practices in rescue techniques and gear. New participants will learn companion rescue, and returning students will expand their skills with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice.

02/04/2023 - 02/05/2023
AIARE 2 Avalanche Course-$550. Feb 4-5

The AIARE 2 builds on your experience as a backcountry traveler. You will learn tools to apply The AIARE Framework, the repeatable process you learned in an AIARE 1, to new situations and to self-direct your learning after the course. You will learn more skills to connect weather, snowpack and avalanche processes, and identify how these processes relate to observations and travel within avalanche terrain. There will be 8 hours of self-paced pre-course on-line curriculum that students must complete prior to their course along with 2 full days of outdoor field instruction.

AIARE Online Course curriculum, AIARE Field Book, and AIARE Student Manual included in course price.

02/04/2023 - 02/05/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Feb 4-5

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

02/08/2023 - 02/09/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Feb 8-9 Midweek

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

02/11/2023 - 02/12/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Feb 11-12

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

02/17/2023 - 02/17/2023
AIARE Avalanche Rescue-$225. Feb 17

This one-day (8-hour) course is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to keep abreast of best practices in rescue techniques and gear. New participants will learn companion rescue, and returning students will expand their skills with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice.

02/18/2023 - 02/19/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Feb 18-19

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

02/22/2023 - 02/23/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Feb 22-23 Midweek

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

02/25/2023 - 02/26/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Feb 25-26

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

03/04/2023 - 03/05/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Mar 4-5

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

03/08/2023 - 03/09/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Mar 8-9 Midweek

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

03/11/2023 - 03/12/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Mar 11-12

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

03/18/2023 - 03/19/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Mar 18-19

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

03/25/2023 - 03/26/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Mar 25-26

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.

04/01/2023 - 04/02/2023
AIARE 1 Avalanche Course-$525. Apr 1-2

This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche hazard. You will learn how to use a repeatable process to manage your risk and learn from your experiences in the backcountry. You will also practice preparing for and carrying out a backcountry trip, keeping track of, communicating, and making decisions about hazards while in the backcountry, and learn rescue techniques if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught.

AIARE On-line Curriculum, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Student Manual, use of Ortovox Avalanche Safety Equipment (transceiver, probe, shovel, and pack), are all included in the course price. Backcountry ski and splitboard package rentals are available from Tahoe Mountain Sports shop where we are based.