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Avalanche Awareness Clinics and Courses

Our first AIARE Avalanche Lev­el 1 Course has come and gone. But there are still oppor­tu­ni­ties for you to get into the back­coun­try and learn some skills and avalanche aware­ness. Moun­tain Mad­ness is also team­ing togeth­er with the North­west Avalanche Cen­ter in var­i­ous loca­tions around the Seat­tle area to host Avalanche Aware­ness clin­ics for FREE! Intro to Back­coun­try Tour­ing exten­sions avail­able for Lev­el 1 Avalanche stu­dents and a new Wet Snow and Spring Ski­ing Work­shop too. Check the sched­ule below for future free aware­ness clin­ics and the avalanche cours­es that still have open­ings. Don’t miss your chance!

Avalanche Awareness Clinics

Thurs­day Dec. 15 at evo in Seat­tle — 6pm
Tues­day Jan. 10 at REI in Seat­tle — 7pm
Thurs­day Jan. 12 at evo in Seat­tle — 6pm
Wednes­day Feb. 15 at REI in Tuk­wila — 7pm

AIARE Avalanche Course Level 1 — more info

Option 1: Stevens Pass

Feb. 16 – 19
Mar. 8 – 11

Option 2: Mt Rainier Nation­al Park

Jan. 20 – 22
Mar. 2 – 4

Option 3: Bak­er Back­coun­try and Bellingham

Feb. 9 – 12

Add a day on to any Level 1 option for an Intro to Backcountry Touring Extension!

AIARE Avalanche Course Level 2 — more info

Option 1: Mt. Rainier Nation­al Park

Feb. 3 – 6

Option 2: Leavenworth/​Stevens Pass

Feb. 24 – 27


Wet Snow and Spring Skiing Workshop — more info

Apr. 13 – 14
Apr. 20 – 21