Avalanche Training

Avalanche Training

The Case for Taking an Avalanche Course

Guide Interview with TransWorld Snowboarding Is an avalanche course right for you?  TransWorld Snowboarding interviewed two of our guides to answer that very question.  Head on over to TransWorld Snowboarding

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Avalanche Rescue training.
Avalanche Training

AIARE Pro-Rec Split

The American Avalanche Association together with avalanche educators has revised the guidelines for safety training in the USA. Beginning with the 2017-18 season there will be different course progressions for

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Avalanche Airbag blog post.
Avalanche Training

Avalanche Airbags

The avalanche airbag pack may be the most effective piece of safety equipment developed in the last 25 years. In our AIARE 1 and AIARE Avalanche Rescue we focus on

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Avalanche Training

Avalanche Beacon Check

Each year before the season starts I grab all of my beacons, insert a fresh set of batteries in each beacon and head to a nearby park. At the park

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Avalanche Training

Weekly Gear Review: BCA Float Airbags

Backcountry skiing is dangerous, especially this year where we live. So far, I’ve witnessed one of the more hazardous and unpredictable snowpacks that I’ve ever seen. But no matter the

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Avalanche Training

Proper Avalanche Probing with BCA

This is the first weekend of the 2011/2012 season that CMS is offering the AIARE level 1 avalanche course. It only seemed fitting that this week’s Friday video post be

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Avalanche Training

Rutschblock Test

  Colorado Mountain School guide, Russell Hunter, demos a Rutschblock Test on an AIARE Avalanche Level 1 course. No matter if you are a backcountry skier, snowboarder, snowshoe-er, or snowmobiler,

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Avalanche Training

Avalanche Training February 19-21, 2010

It was an exciting weekend for teaching avalanche courses. Rocky Mountain National Park received around a foot of new snow and with some wind created some sensitive slabs. Colorado Mountain

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Avalanche Training

Avalanche Education in RMNP

CMS guide Roy Leggett recently taught another fleet of backcountry skiers and riders just what it takes to travel through avalanche terrain and return unscathed. The AIARE Level 1 course

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