Alpine Ascents Backcountry Ski and Avalanche Education Programs
Alpine Ascents backcountry ski programs and avalanche education courses operate in the North Cascades, Snoqualmie Pass, Mount Rainier and Mount Baker. Our programs consists of highly specialized training courses designed for individuals who desire to become competent backcountry travelers. Alpine Ascents offers a variety of programs for all abilities and mode of backcountry winter travel. Our low ratio courses taught by top ski and backcountry travel guides will provide high level instruction while enjoying the wilderness experience in a winter wonderland. Alpine Ascents is proud to offer backcountry ski courses, private instruction, and ski descents of Cascade Volcanoes, Mount Baker and Mount Adams.
Alpine Ascents and AIARE – American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education
Alpine Ascents is proud to partner with The American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) to provide avalanche education courses. AIARE is a nonprofit established in 1998 specializing in development of avalanche education curriculum. AIARE’s mission is to save lives through education for recreationalists and professionals. Our instructors are certified by AIARE to teach avalanche education. Alpine Ascents is proud to offer AIARE Rescue Course, AIARE Level 1, and AIARE Level 2
I very much enjoyed the course, it was an awesome experience. Not just the learning content, but also the location. The course covered its stated objectives, and I felt prepared thanks to the reading suggestions and the provided equipment list. I am happy with the quality of the course, we covered the basic skills I wanted to acquire.