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Level 2 Avalanche Course

  1. 1 Product Overview
  2. 2 Rate & Location
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Description

!!SOLD OUT!!

Please Note: the "Book For One Day" option will reserve your space for January 12, 13, 14 & 15.

  • Thursday, January 12: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday, January 13: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday, January 14: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday, January 15: 8:00am-6:00pm 

Students are encouraged to bring their own beacon, shovel and probe to ensure proper training with personal rescue equipment.

Students must be 16 years of age, or older.

The AIARE 2 course will be hosted in conjunction with Utah Mountain Adventures and Park City Powder Cats & Heli-Ski. These unique partnerships allow us to conduct one full day of fieldwork in the Cottonwood Canyons and two full days of fieldwork at Thousand Peaks Ranch – providing students with true backcountry learning experiences. We would like to thank our partners for helping ensure that AIARE 2 students in the Wasatch Mountains receive the best possible avalanche education. For more information, please visit Utah Mountain Adventures and Park City Powder Cats & Heli-Ski.

4 Full 10hr Days/40hr Course 

Day 1

  • Classroom & Field Work Based in Park City, UT and Colony

Day 2 

  • Classroom Work in Salt Lake City, UT. Field Work in Cottonwood Canyons, Location TBD. 

Day 3 

  • Classroom Work in Park City, UT.  Field Work at Park City Powder Cats/Thousand Peaks Ranch, Oakley, UT
  • Access to, and return from staging yurt via Snow-cat included.

Day 4

  • Classroom Work in Park City, UT.  Field Work at Park City Powder Cats/Thousand Peaks Ranch, Oakley, UT
  • Access to, and return from staging yurt via Snow-cat included.

5:1 Student to Instructor Ratio.

Includes:

  • AIARE Field Book
  • AIARE 2 Student Manual
  • SWAG (Snow, Weather, Avalanche Guidelines)
  • Avalanche Handbook
  • Rental Equipment as Needed (Touring/Splitboard Set-up w/Skins,Boots, and Poles, Snowshoes.  Beacon/Shovel/Probe provided on a case-by-case basis, email: shouse@whitepinetouring.com for Beacon/Shovel/Probe needs.)
  • Transportation from White Pine Touring to Field Days at Colony, and Park City Powder Cats.
  • Registration with AIARE
  • All Fees, Insurance, Etc.

AIARE 2 Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Advance understanding of avalanche terrain, particularly from the perspective of stability analysis.
  • Discuss how the snowpack develops and metamorphoses over time, and discuss the factors that contribute to spacial variability.
  • Learn standard observation guidelines and recording formats for the factors that influence or indicate snow stability (SWAG MODULE).
  • Advance understanding of avalanche trigger and release mechanisms.
  • Introduce a snow stability analysis and forecasting framework.
  • Improve companion rescue skills including multiple and deep burials.  

Please note: cancellations within 14 days of the start of the course will only receive a refund if the available spot is filled. Cancellations outside of 14 days will receive a full refund.

For more information:

White Pine Touring Guiding Service

Scott House, Avalanche Education Program Director

!!SOLD OUT!!

Please Note: the "Book For One Day" option will reserve your space for January 12, 13, 14 & 15.

  • Thursday, January 12: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday, January 13: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday, January 14: 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday, January 15: 8:00am-6:00pm 

Students are encouraged to bring their own beacon, shovel and probe to ensure proper training with personal rescue equipment.

Students must be 16 years of age, or older.

The AIARE 2 course will be hosted in conjunction with Utah Mountain Adventures and Park City Powder Cats & Heli-Ski. These unique partnerships allow us to conduct one full day of fieldwork in the Cottonwood Canyons and two full days of fieldwork at Thousand Peaks Ranch – providing students with true backcountry learning experiences. We would like to thank our partners for helping ensure that AIARE 2 students in the Wasatch Mountains receive the best possible avalanche education. For more information, please visit Utah Mountain Adventures and Park City Powder Cats & Heli-Ski.

4 Full 10hr Days/40hr Course 

Day 1

  • Classroom & Field Work Based in Park City, UT and Colony

Day 2 

  • Classroom Work in Salt Lake City, UT. Field Work in Cottonwood Canyons, Location TBD. 

Day 3 

  • Classroom Work in Park City, UT.  Field Work at Park City Powder Cats/Thousand Peaks Ranch, Oakley, UT
  • Access to, and return from staging yurt via Snow-cat included.

Day 4

  • Classroom Work in Park City, UT.  Field Work at Park City Powder Cats/Thousand Peaks Ranch, Oakley, UT
  • Access to, and return from staging yurt via Snow-cat included.

5:1 Student to Instructor Ratio.

Includes:

  • AIARE Field Book
  • AIARE 2 Student Manual
  • SWAG (Snow, Weather, Avalanche Guidelines)
  • Avalanche Handbook
  • Rental Equipment as Needed (Touring/Splitboard Set-up w/Skins,Boots, and Poles, Snowshoes.  Beacon/Shovel/Probe provided on a case-by-case basis, email: shouse@whitepinetouring.com for Beacon/Shovel/Probe needs.)
  • Transportation from White Pine Touring to Field Days at Colony, and Park City Powder Cats.
  • Registration with AIARE
  • All Fees, Insurance, Etc.

AIARE 2 Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Advance understanding of avalanche terrain, particularly from the perspective of stability analysis.
  • Discuss how the snowpack develops and metamorphoses over time, and discuss the factors that contribute to spacial variability.
  • Learn standard observation guidelines and recording formats for the factors that influence or indicate snow stability (SWAG MODULE).
  • Advance understanding of avalanche trigger and release mechanisms.
  • Introduce a snow stability analysis and forecasting framework.
  • Improve companion rescue skills including multiple and deep burials.  

Please note: cancellations within 14 days of the start of the course will only receive a refund if the available spot is filled. Cancellations outside of 14 days will receive a full refund.

For more information:

White Pine Touring Guiding Service

Scott House, Avalanche Education Program Director