Are you ready to take your avalanche education to the next level? The AIARE Rec 2 avalanche course provides avid backcountry users and leaders the opportunity to advance their avalanche knowledge and decision making skills. This course is designed to help further develop an understanding of snowpack formation and metamorphism, along with improving proficiency moving through avalanche terrain. Additionally, an overview of observation guidelines and recording standards for factors that influence and indicate snowpack stability are presented.
The AIARE II is designed for those who have an interest in expanding their knowledge and understanding of snow stability and snow stability factors. It is ideal for snow safety and guiding professionals, people interested in these and related careers, and recreational practitioners and group leaders who are looking for advanced knowledge and skills.
Prerequisites: Students must have the ability to travel in avalanche terrain. An AIARE Level 1 Course or equivalent training/experience is required. Practical experience after the Level 1 course is recommended.