Instructor Training Schedule

AIARE’s Instructor Training program teaches experienced backcountry travelers and practicing avalanche professionals how to teach AIARE’s recreational avalanche curriculum. Please be sure you meet the qualifications for your course before registering.

For registration questions contact Don Svela at: or call 503.577.3240

For questions about the AIARE Instructor Training Program, contact Liz Riggs Meder at:

2016 – 2017 Instructor Training Courses have completed. Check back in mid- to late-August for next winter's classes.