Avalanche Level 1 Course


Avalanche Level 1 Course

This badge represents successful completion of The Mountaineers Avalanche Level 1 Course.

Description of skills

The holder of this badge has successfully completed our Avalanche Level 1 Course and/or has demonstrated proficiency in these skills:

  • Improved decision-making in avalanche terrain
  • Identification of human factors, "red flag" observations, terrain selection, and travel techniques
  • Companion rescue

What does this badge allow me to do?

How do I get this badge?


Complete our Avalanche Level 1 Course.


This badge may be granted to members who have applicable experience (Current AIARE Level 1 Certification) and can demonstrate proficiency in the relevant skills. To connect with an equivalency coordinator at your branch, contact