AIARE L1 Avalanche Awareness Day 1 classroom

Field trip: AIARE 1 Avalanche Course

AIARE L1 Avalanche Awareness Day 1 classroom - Edgeworks Climbing + Fitness, Tacoma

AIARE Level 1 Certified Avalanche Awareness Course Day 1, Class work All class work will be held at Edgeworks Climbing Gym in Tacoma

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  • *Varies*
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

 Thursday 6:00-9:30pm at Edgeworks

Day 1 / Edgeworks Classroom / Thursday 6:00-9:30pm

  • Welcome and introductions
  • What is AIARE?
  • Course Objectives, Goals, and Progression
  • Introduction to AIARE Decision Making Framework (DMF)
  • Case Study - Small group and class discussion
  • Avalanche Types and Charactoristics
  • Formation of layers in the mountain snowpack
  • Avalanche Terrain introduction

Edgeworks Climbing + Fitness, Tacoma

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See course description for detailed equipment list

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