Avalanche Level 2 Course


Avalanche Level 2 Course

This badge represents successful completion of The Mountaineers Avalanche Level 2 Course.

Description of skills

The holder of this badge has successfully completed our Avalanche Level 2 Course and/or has demonstrated proficiency in this knowledge base:

  • Snowpack mechanics
  • Snow stability and factors that influence snow stability
  • Basic understanding of avalanche forecasting
  • Translate snow science knowledge listed above into safe, well-informed practices in the backcountry

What does this badge allow me to do?

How do I get this badge?


Complete our Avalanche Level 2 Course.


This badge may be granted to members who have applicable experience (Current AIARE Level 2 Certification) and can demonstrate proficiency in the relevant skills. To connect with an equivalency coordinator at your branch, contact .