Welcome to the Avalanche institute !

Your source for online snow avalanche education

"The level 1 course is huge, the amount of info included is about double what is usually possible to run through in the normal 2 day course. I would highly recommend the courses to anybody interested in the backcountry."

"The objectives were all met and in this format they were better retained compared to the old way of the 2 day field course."

The avalanche institute began online education in about 2007, long before covid came along. Our efforts are not a pandemic enforced knee jerk reaction! They are well structured, complete, and fully developed with the requisite time and effort.

UPDATED - Climbers Avalanche Course for Spring (Just opened after an update)

Discounts on Avalanche Courses (these vary and have expirations)

Courses Available:

Mountain Snowpack 1 (Serves as Module 5 of Level 1)

Safe Travel and Small Party Self-Rescue (serves as Modules 2 and 3 of Level 1)

Level 1 Avalanche (Complete Course)

Basic Avalanche Awareness (Currently under revision)

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