Education and Events



Avalanche Awareness & Companion Rescue Clinic - Cascade (2 day)

January 27, 2017
January 27th at 6:30PM Cascade - Valley County Emergency Operations Center Avalanche Awareness PowerPoint (2 hours)
January 28th at 9AM Cascade - Warm Lake Avalanche Awareness Companion Rescue (6 hours)

Since avalanches are the number one cause of snowmobile fatalities in the west, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is presenting a free Snowmobile Based Avalanche Awareness course near you. These practical and popular classes familiarize the winter backcountry enthusiast with hazard recognition and techniques for safe travel in avalanche terrain.

more info here

SMG AIARE Level 1 Course (3 day) - Stanley

January 27, 2017
This course will teach you trip planning and preparation, interpretation of the avalanche bulletin, observational techniques for snowpack, weather, and avalanches, terrain analysis, safe travel techniques, and decision-making fundamentals. Students will also learn the elements of companion avalanche rescue.

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Avalanche Awareness & Companion Rescue Clinic - Coeur d'Alene (2 day)

January 27, 2017
Jan 27th - 6pm Coeur d'Alene, IDPR North Region Office Avalanche Awareness Presentation (2 hours)
Jan 28th - 9am Coeur d'Alene, 4th of July Parking Lot Avalanche Awareness Companion Rescue (6 hours)

Since avalanches are the number one cause of snowmobile fatalities in the west, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is presenting a free Snowmobile Based Avalanche Awareness course near you. These practical and popular classes familiarize the winter backcountry enthusiast with hazard recognition and techniques for safe travel in avalanche terrain.

more info here

Avalanche Awareness & Companion Rescue Clinic - Pocatello (2 day)

February 3, 2017
February 3rd at 6:30PM Pocatello - USFS/BLM Bldg. (4350 South Cliffs Dr.) Avalanche Awareness PowerPoint (2 hours)
February 4th at 9AM Pocatello - Crystal Summit Parking lot Avalanche Awareness Companion Rescue (6 hours)

Since avalanches are the number one cause of snowmobile fatalities in the west, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is presenting a free Snowmobile Based Avalanche Awareness course near you. These practical and popular classes familiarize the winter backcountry enthusiast with hazard recognition and techniques for safe travel in avalanche terrain.

more info here

Avalanche Awareness & Companion Rescue Clinic - Grangeville (2 day)

February 3, 2017
Feb 3rd - 6pm Grangeville, Idaho County SAR Building Avalanche Awareness Presentation (2 hours)
Feb 4th - 9am Grangeville, Fish Creek Parking Lot Avalanche Awareness Companion Rescue (6 hours)

Since avalanches are the number one cause of snowmobile fatalities in the west, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is presenting a free Snowmobile Based Avalanche Awareness course near you. These practical and popular classes familiarize the winter backcountry enthusiast with hazard recognition and techniques for safe travel in avalanche terrain.

more info here

Avalanche Awareness & Companion Rescue Clinic - Moscow (2 day)

February 10, 2017
Feb 10th - 6pm Moscow, Revolution Motorsports Avalanche Awareness Presentation (2 hours)
Feb 11th - 9am Elk River Snowmobile Parking Lot Avalanche Awareness Companion Rescue (6 hours)

Since avalanches are the number one cause of snowmobile fatalities in the west, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is presenting a free Snowmobile Based Avalanche Awareness course near you. These practical and popular classes familiarize the winter backcountry enthusiast with hazard recognition and techniques for safe travel in avalanche terrain.

more info here

Avalanche Awareness & Companion Rescue Clinic - Sun Valley (2 day)

February 10, 2017
February 10th at 6:30PM Sun Valley - Elkhorn Fire Station (100 Arrowleaf Rd) Avalanche Awareness PowerPoint (2 hours)
February 11th at 9AM Sun Valley - Baker Creek Parking lot Avalanche Awareness Companion Rescue (6 hours)

Since avalanches are the number one cause of snowmobile fatalities in the west, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is presenting a free Snowmobile Based Avalanche Awareness course near you. These practical and popular classes familiarize the winter backcountry enthusiast with hazard recognition and techniques for safe travel in avalanche terrain.

more info here

Avalanche Awareness & Companion Rescue Clinic - Driggs (2 day)

February 17, 2017
February 17th at 6PM Driggs - Teton County Fire - Station 1 (911 N. Hwy 33) Avalanche Awareness PowerPoint (2 hours)
February 18th at 9AM Driggs - Horseshoe Canyon Avalanche Awareness Companion Rescue (6 hours)

Since avalanches are the number one cause of snowmobile fatalities in the west, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is presenting a free Snowmobile Based Avalanche Awareness course near you. These practical and popular classes familiarize the winter backcountry enthusiast with hazard recognition and techniques for safe travel in avalanche terrain.

more info here

SVT - Level 1 Avalanche Fundamentals (3 day)

February 18, 2017
Level 1 Avalanche Fundamentals for Backcountry Skiers and Snowboarders:
This intensive 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.
Course text included.

Rate: $395/person
Call (208)788-1966 for details.