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Backcountry Skiing and Splitboarding in Colorado

Avalanche Refresher Course

1-Day Field Based

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Avalanche Refresher Course
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New for the 2022/2023 season Colorado Adventure Guides is now offering a 1-day avalanche refresher course. This field based course is intended for individuals who have taken an AIARE or A3 (American Avalanche Association) avalanche course and will help you to hone in and refresh on the topics covered in a Level 1, Level 2, or Avalanche Rescue course. These classes will be ran as private courses so get your touring partners together and let the seasoned instructors and guides at CAG help to refresh your backcountry avalanche skills this winter!

Colorado Adventure Guides Crossed Ski Poles
15
Activities Offered
6000
Acres of Terrain
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5 Star Reviews
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Years in Business
Avalanche Refresher Course
The education never stops!

Did you take an avalanche course years ago and need some refreshing? Have you taken an AIARE or A3 (American Avalanche Association) avalanche course recently and want help applying all of the information to actually getting out and making decisions in the backcountry? Dial in your decision making framework, snowpack assessment skills, terrain management, group dynamics, avalanche rescue skills, and more! Get a few of your regular backcountry touring partners together and book a a day with guide/instructor for private learning and touring. The day can be tailored to the skills you want to spend the most time on, from trip planning to route selection, field observations to snowpack analysis, or simply just learning how to execute a ski tour from beginning to end and finding the best conditions. If you took your AIARE 1 or 2 with us, take an extra 15% off of your trip cost!

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What Will You Learn
Custom Tailored Day

The 1-day Avalanche Refresher course is ran as a private outing and so we are able to customize and tailor the day to you and your group. Topics that can be covered may include;

  • Daily framework and decision making process review
  • Understanding and interpreting avalanche forecast bulletins
  • Snow metamorphism review
  • Avalanche characteristics and mechanics
  • Field observations and snowpack analysis
  • Route planning, selection, and travel techniques
  • Recognizing and managing avalanche terrain
  • Human factors and decision-making
  • Group management and communication
  • Rescue scenarios and transceiver practice
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Prerequisites
What level should you be at?

The avalanche refresher course is meant for individuals or groups whom have already taken an AIARE or A3 (American Avalanche Association) avalanche course. These courses are ran as private outings and are available for booking all throughout the snowy season. For those in need we also house a full fleet of rental and demo backcountry a/t setups, splitboards, and avalanche equipment rentals for an additional cost.

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UPCOMING EVENTS & COURSES

13
November 2021
Beacon Bash
01
December 2021
Ski/Splitboard 101 Clinic
03
December 2021
AIARE 1
04
December 2021
AIARE Rescue
09
December 2021
Slay at Home Clinic – Hut Trip 101
10
December 2021
AIARE 1
12
December 2021
Intro to Ski/Splitboard Course
15
December 2021
Avy 101/State of the Snowpack Clinic
17
December 2021
AIARE 1
19
December 2021
AIARE Rescue
Interested in more information?
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204 Ryan Gulch Rd Silverthorne, CO 80498

(970) 893-8007

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    204 Ryan Gulch Rd Silverthorne, CO 80498

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    (970) 893-8007

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