When: Jan. 14-16, 9 a.m. and Jan. 17-19, 9 a.m. 2014
Backcountry aficionados can get well-versed in avalanches with the two AIARE 1 Avalanche Trainings, January 14-16 and 17-19. Courses follow American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education curriculum and follow the American Avalanche Association Level 1 course guidelines. Downing Mountain Lodge,1017 Grubstake Road in Hamilton. $475, includes meals and lodging. Sign up at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 406-838-6617.