Course Detail

Course Type and Name


AIARE PRO 2 Foot/Snowshoe March 10-15, 2019


American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education


Course location

Red Mountain Pass/Silverton, CO


Begin: 03/10/2019; End: 03/15/2019



Course Details

This course will be based at the brand new Red Mountain Alpine Lodge at Red Mountain Pass. Lodging and half board (breakfast and dinner) are included in the course cost. Please plan to bring your own lunch food, and to stay at the lodge for the course duration. The first day of class will start in Ouray, Colorado, at the San Juan Mountain Guides office. Plan to drive to Red Mountain Pass that afternoon.

The PRO 2 is an advanced professional avalanche course designed to continue the education of avalanche workers employed in ski areas, transportation, industry, ski and alpine guiding, and public forecasting centers. The course reviews best practices in avalanche risk management including data management and reporting, long term observation and documentation, risk reduction procedures, worker safety, and the development of strategies to limit the effect of bias and uncertainty on individual and team decisions.

The field travel for this program take place on foot/snowshoes. Please plan to bring snowshoes for this program! Students must be able to travel uphill at a moderate pace on snowshoes up and downhill.

Please see our website for important pre-course and class information, prerequisites and materials required to submit an application.

After you complete the online registration and submit your payment, please email the required supporting documentation ( to within 24 hours. You can find the necessary forms online at Only once we receive and review your application materials will your spot in the course be confirmed.

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