Pro Guiding Service offers a variety of courses designed to help you become a proficient backcountry adventurer. While they are all great stand alone courses, we strongly encourage combining the touring and mountaineering courses with the AIARE avalanche and navigation courses to give you all of the tools necessary to travel safely in the backcountry. All courses are movement based, meaning you will spend most of your time actively learning in the field, and 100% application based, meaning you will apply every concept that you are introduced to while ski touring in relevant terrain. If the offered course dates don't work for you, please call or email us for a private arrangement.
This one-day course is designed for backcountry recreationalists and aspiring professionals to take at least every other year to build and maintain proficiency in avalanche rescue techniques and to keep up to date on best practices in rescue techniques and gear. This course is also a prerequisite for AIARE Level 2. New participants will learn the basics of companion rescue, while return participants will expand their skill set with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice to help improve their skills.