Motorized AIARE Level 1
Motorized AIARE Level 1 is a 3 day / 24 hour avalanche course specifically designed for snowmobilers and snow bikers focused on decision making in the backcountry. With a 30/70 classroom/field split, this course emphasizes riding time and teaches the fundamental aspects of the AIARE risk management process with respect to riding in avalanche terrain. Topics covered include preparation, planning, and execution of a backcountry ride based on avalanche conditions, avalanche terrain identification, hazard mitigation and safe travel techniques; weather; snowpack; stability analysis; and avalanche rescue techniques. All participants receive an AIARE 1 certification.
This course - along with Avalanche Rescue - is a pre-requisite for Level 2 or Pro 1.
Pre-Registration Required. Maximum 12 students.
- snowmobile or snow bike (reliable and appropriate for mountain riding)
- avalanche rescue gear (digital avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe)
- backpack (airbag pack optional)
- DOT approved helmet
- the ability to ride off trail in varied terrain and deep snow
- a Wyoming State trails sticker
- transportation to and from classroom and field locations with your machine