“If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”
THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR AVALANCHE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
Offers three levels of avalanche training courses, covering decision making, rescue, the how and why avalanches occur, snow stability, forecasting, and planning.
U.S. FOREST SERVICE NATIONAL AVALANCHE CENTER
An overview of avalanche awareness, learn about different kinds of avalanches, how to read slope steepness, companion rescue, and snowpack.
UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER
Learn how to make good decisions in avalanche terrain. Utah Avalanche Center offers free talks, classes, and workshops. Visit their site to find a course that's right for you.
Backcountry Access (BCA) is a leading manufacturer of snow safety equipment. Our mission is to save lives, not just sell products. We have always considered education to be just as important as the gear we make.