Instructor Qualifications

Tim Brown

Crested Butte, CO

(970) 209-2652 (Mbl)

AIARE Qualifications:

Level 1 Course Leader
Level 2 Course Leader

Other Qualifications:

IFMGA Licensed Guide
AMGA Certified Rock, Alpine & Ski Mountaineering Guide
Wilderness First Responder (WFR)


Tim Brown has been involved with AIARE since its inception and he joined the AIARE Instructor Training Team in 2008. As a veteran Level 1 and 2 AIARE Course Leader, fully-certified IFMGA Mountain Guide, former CAIC Forecaster, and now a guide, forecaster and avalanche technician at a cat skiing operation, Tim brings a broad perspective and a wealth of experience to the team. He has taught AIARE courses to skiers, snowboarders, alpinists and snowmobilers in a wide variety of terrain and helped numerous course providers establish successful avalanche education programs. He strives to facilitate meaningful discussions with his colleagues on Instructor Training Courses where we can collaborate to provide more effective learning experiences for our students.