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)
PSIA Alpine Level 1 Instructor


Tim Brown has been involved with AIARE since its inception and joined the AIARE Instructor Training Team in 2008. Tim brings a broad perspective to the team as a veteran Level 1 and 2 AIARE Course Leader, fully-certified AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide, former CAIC Avalanche Forecaster, and experienced backcountry and mechanized ski guide. He has taught AIARE courses to skiers, snowboarders, alpinists, snowmobilers, and ski patrollers in a wide variety of terrain in seven states and helped numerous course providers establish successful avalanche education programs. Tim leads AIARE Level 1 & 2 Instructor Training and Refresher Courses, where he strives to facilitate meaningful and collaborative discussions among his colleagues