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Wallowa Alpine Huts offers townbased AIARE Level I and Level II avalanche courses designed for "the earn your turn" skier/rider. Enrollment is limited to 10 students. The courses are 3-4 days in length with classroom sessions and fieldwork. Last day is split between left over topics and free-skiing!

Students work together in small groups during the field sessions, 5 students to 1 instructor. Course emphasis is on risk management and group dynamics in addition to the traditional focus on terrain, weather, and snowpack.

AIARE Curriculum

Course instructors have many years experience in mountain guiding and backcountry snow assessment. You earn a certificate and have ample opportunity to learn and ask questions in a small group setting 5:1.

AIARE LEVEL I Joseph OR January TBD, 2017 (Friday - Sunday) $300

AIARE LEVEL II Joseph OR January TBD, 2017 (Thursday-Sunday) $500

These courses are strenuous backcountry trips. Intermediate-Advanced or expert skiing skills are required. Participants must possess a strong fitness level. 50% deposit in advance is necessary to confirm your place in each course.

Intown accommodations in Joseph $30/perspn/nght Wallowa River House

Cancellation Policy: Credits or refunds are only granted for personal injuries or family emergencies that occur prior to the trip. All students must sign a “Acknowledgement of Risk” .

For more information please contact: Wallowa Alpine Huts 500 N River St. Enterprise, OR 97828 (541) 398-1980