Education and Events



SVT Level 1 Avy Fundamentals (3-day)

February 13, 2016
This intensive Sun Valley Trekking 3-day (24 hour) course is a comprehensive introduction to avalanche phenomena as it relates to backcountry skiers and snowboarders. The course format will emphasize practical avalanche awareness and safety measures through hands-on learning. The entire backcountry course will be based in Ketchum and the field portion in the mountains of the Wood River headwaters. The course format will comprise a mix of classroom theory and field practice while ski touring and evaluating avalanche terrain. Students will receive a certification for completion of a Level 1 Avalanche Training Course as outlined by the American Avalanche Association.
Call (208)788-1966 for details.

SMG AIARE Level 2 Course (4-day) - Field Session

February 25, 2016
Stanley Town Square, Niece Ave, Stanley, ID
An AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course is excellent continuing education for advanced backcountry skiers and riders, especially those who venture deeper into the backcountry or recreate in areas without a local avalanche bulletin. It is also an important stepping stone for aspiring outdoor leaders and ski guides.