Instructor Qualifications

Mark Falender

Snowmass Village, CO

(970) 366-1978 (Mbl)

AIARE Qualifications:

Level 1 Course Leader
Level 2 Course Leader

Other Qualifications:

IFMGA / AMGA Mountain Guide
AAA Certified Instructor
Professional Ski Patroller


Mark works as a ski patroller and avalanche educator at Aspen/Snowmass in the winter and a full-time mountain guide in the summer. He guides for Exum Mountain Guides in Grand Teton National Park and Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. Mark is an IFMGA/AMGA certified Mountain Guide, as well as a qualified AIARE 1 and AIARE 2 Avalanche Education Course Leader.