Chile Hut-Based Level One

August 4th-6th, 2017

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Chile Hut-Based Level One

August 8th – 10th, 2017

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Chile Hut-Based Level 2

August 12th-15th, 2017

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Mountain Weather Workshop

October 11th-13th, 2017

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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.
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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.
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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.
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If you are looking to up your education in Avalanche safety this is the place, its the ultimate training ground!

Experts on all aspects of snow and mountaineering. This is a must for anybody that calls themselves a mountain rider!

What an awesome learning experience. You will walk away a changed rider!

Thanks for holding such an awesome Avy 1 class! We learned a ton and got out into some great terrain.