2016-2017 NEW COURSE SPOTLIGHT
INTRO TO BACKCOUNTRY SKIING & BOARDING
Do you want to try out Backcountry skiing or Splitboarding? We are enthusiastic backcountry fanatics in Silverton and we want to share our passion for backcountry skiing and boarding with you! This new course is designed for people new to backcountry skiing/splitboarding. Our 2 day course teaches you the basics of being in the backcountry as well as prepares you to take a Level 1 avalanche course by setting you up with the right skills.
Pro-Rescue & Mountain Medicine
This course has been redesigned for the professional rescue. The cutting edge curriculum presented is backed up by rigorous published research. Learn practical techniques that will properly prepare you to handle simple to complex avalanche rescues as well as elaborate mountain medicine scenarios.
LEVEL 1 WITH VENTURE SNOWBOARDS
Want to ride the backcountry wave, but not sure how to get started? Silverton Avalanche School is teaming up with Venture Snowboards to offer an AIARE Level 1 course tailored specifically for splitboarders. This intensive three day training will not only teach you the key elements of making sound decisions while traveling in avalanche terrain, but will also include how-to sessions for those new to backcountry gear, and special instruction on splitboard traveling techniques.