AIARE L1 Field Work 3rd Day 1st trip

Field trip: AIARE 1 Avalanche Course

AIARE L1 Field Work 3rd Day 1st trip - Paradise

AIARE Level 1 Field Work, 3rd day of course, 1st field trip / Mount Rainier paradise area. This course is hosted by Edgeworks.

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  • Sat, Jan 26, 2019
  • Olympia Branch
  • Avalanche Safety
  • Adults
  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Meeting time and place - 8:00 AM  at Paradise, Mount Rainier  National Park.

Day 3 / Field Trip / Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm / Paradise

  • Equipment - Beacon, Shovel, Probe
  • Companion Rescue - Single Burial
  • Shoveling and Probing Techniques
  • Multiple burials


  • Group Rescue Scenario
  • Snowpack - Layering, Basic Structure
  • Compression Test and Rutschblock Test
  • Observation Checklist and Obvious Clues
  • Quick Tour
  • IN Lodge: trip plans and using the DMF


  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See course description for detailed equipment list

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