What will I learn in AIARE Level 1 vs. AIARE Level 2?   AIARE Level 1 AIARE Level 2 Role: Contributor to a Group Facilitator of a Group Learning Approach: Introduction to a decision making process Coached application of a decision making process Skills Emphasis: Identify critical hazard factors Recognize avalanche terrain Communicate within a […]

Coming on a Guided Sun Valley Backcountry Ski Trip? Check out these tips from Crystal Winn, Backcountry Country Babes Trip Leader, Guide and Ski Patroller.    1. Come Prepared: Your guides will take care of your daily itinerary, asses the snowpack, and give you a weather report, but it’s not a bad idea to do […]