AIARE Level 1 – Women

AIARE Level 1 (Women Specific): Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain

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AAIC is teaming up with Backcountry Babes again to offer this unique opportunity. Have you been waiting for the right time to take your LEVEL 1? Here’s your opportunity…built on the same idea as the women’s weekends, but expanded to include the full Level 1 AIARE (American Institute for Avalanche Research & Education) curriculum and meeting the American Avalanche Association guidelines.

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Instructors:

Sarah Carter, Professional Member AAA

Jenna Boisvert, Leighan Falley, and Nancy Elrod

Who:

All women who wish to gain experience and confidence in the backcoutry.

When:

November 30, December 1 & 2, 2012

Where:

Anchorage, Turnagain & Eagle River

Cost:

$375

Equipment:

Bring your winter backcountry travel gear: touring skis or splitboard. Avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel are required for field days. Suggested Gear List

*If you need help or advice on equipment, feel free to contact us.

Course Outcomes:

  1. Plan and prepare for travel in winter backcountry.
  2. Recognize avalanche terrain.
  3. Apply effective companion rescue.

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