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AIARE REC 2 COURSE
February 8 - February 10$475
The American Institute for Avalanche Safety and Education (AIARE) Level 2 Rec is a three-day/24-hour course that provides backcountry travelers an opportunity to advance their decision making skills in more complicated situations including: leading travel in small groups, traveling in more complicated terrain, and developing travel plans with limited resources.
New to the 2018/2019 season the AIARE Rec 2 course has been designed specifically to meet the needs of advanced students who have taken an AIARE Rec 1 and AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course.
- Differentiate where specific avalanche hazards exist within the landscape and identify avalanche terrain where consequences may be more sever.
- Use and interpret weather, snow and avalanche observations to locate appropriate terrain prior to entering and while in the field.
- Demonstrate leadership skills within a small team that include facilitating small group discussion, promoting appropriate terrain selection, and utilizing simple risk management strategies.
- Implement a basic forecasting framework that can be used in conjunction with and in the absences of local supporting avalanche information.
- Inclusions: AIARE Level 2 Course Manual, AIARE Field Book, AIARE Level 2 Rec certificate upon successful completion of course.
- Exclusions: Lodging, food, avalanche safety gear, backcountry touring gear.*
- A detailed equipment list will be provided upon course registration.
- Required Reading: The Avalanche Handbook, by McClung and Schaerer**
- Suggested Reading: Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain,by Tremper
**“The Avalanche Handbook is the official text book for the AIARE Level 2 course. Click here to buy”