Our avalanche courses follow the American Avalanche Association guidelines. Why? The North Americans are far in advance of us Europeans in terms of avalanche education. Their syllabus is tried and tested and gives you the knowledge, tools and systems to enhance your safety, decision making and enjoyment in the mountains.
American Avalanche Association (A3) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to professional excellence in avalanche safety, education and research in the United States. We bring this expertise to you in Europe.
Iain Menmuir trained at the American Avalanche Institute is a professional member of the American Avalanche Association and is the Course Director on all courses. The 3 day courses are co-delivered by Iain and a UIAGM High Mountain Guide.
If you're wondering which course, if nothing else, this is the one. Learn and practice the skills to effect a rescue in an avalanche. This 1-day course follows the American Avalanche Association (A3) syllabus so you can be assured it is one of the most thorough and applied courses you will find at this level.
An excellent one day course or refresher the basic principles of how avalanches occur and what to do if you or a friend is caught in one.
AVALANCHE TRAINING - Level 1 (rec) 3 days
During this 3 day course, you will learn the fundamental tools, techniques and skills to travel independently in the backcountry through avalanche terrain and put them to use. We also spend half of day 1 on rescue techniques out on the mountain. This course follows the American Avalanche Association (A3) syllabus so you can be assured it is one of the most thorough and applied courses you will find at this level.
A 6 day off-piste and back-country programme with an IFMGA Guide and Professional Avalanche Trainer certified by the American Avalanche Association (A3). Throughout the week you will have a mix of days skiing in some beautiful backcountry, learn new skills and build your knowledge to make better decisions and have greater adventures away from lifts and pistes. The course element of this programme follows the A3 syllabus.
€4,800 based on 6 people