Advanced Sledders Avalanche 1 Training


Ride a mountain machine? This training is for YOU.

Have you wanted to up your avalanche skills, but haven’t because you ride a sled and motorized training opportunities have been few and far between?

This course is RIDERS teaching RIDERS on machines.

You have no more excuses. Get sleducated:

  • learn to anticipate weather and avalanches
  • plan your route to find the best snow and avoid the avalanche problem
  • create an emergency plan
  • practice a departure check that will set your riding group up for success before leaving the parking lot
  • learn to manage your group using communication and travel techniques
  • learn companion rescue skills that will save a life
  • Curriculum: American Institute for Avalanche Research and EducationAIARE_LogoBlue_stroke_new

Class Length: 3 Days, Field & Classroom

Dates and Locations:

March 17-19, 2017  Thompson Pass, Valdez, Alaska

Cost: $400

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Email Kyle Sobek ¬†[email protected] for more details


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AAIC Course refund policy

Refunds, less 10% administration fee, will be issued by the AAIC administration office if a student must cancel/withdraw due to unforeseen circumstances and provides a minimum of five (5) days advance notice. Cancellation requests made less than five days in advance will be issued less 20% administration fee. Refund may not be issued once the course has started (this will be determined on a case by case basis.)

Refund from Credit Card Payments
If your fees have been paid with a credit card, and you are eligible to receive refund, you will receive a refund back to your credit card (less administrative fee) within 30 days from the date you cancel/withdraw. Once a credit card refund has been processed, you will receive a notification of the refund to the email address you provided at the time of your registration. If the credit card refund cannot be processed, you will receive a refund check (please see “Refund from Non-Credit Card Payments”).

Refund from Non-Credit Card Payments
If your fees have been paid with a method other than a credit card (check, money order, electronic check, bank wire, PayPal etc.), and you are eligible to receive a refund, it may take up to 30 days from the date the payment was originally received for a refund to be issued.

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