Winter 2018-19 Set Date Washington Avalanche Courses 


AIARE Avalanche Level 1 Course  with the Northwest Mountain School

AIARE Level 1 Recreational Avalanche Courses: $425
Dec 7-9, 2018 (Stevens Pass & Leavenworth)
Dec 14-16, 2018 (Stevens Pass & Leavenworth)
Dec 21-23, 2018 (Stevens Pass & Leavenworth)
Jan 4-6, 2019 (Stevens Pass & Leavenworth)
Jan 10-13, 2019 (Alpental Backcountry & Seattle)
Jan 11-13, 2019 (Stevens Pass & Leavenworth)
Jan 18-21, 2019 (Alpental Backcountry & Seattle
Jan 19-21, 2019 (Stevens Pass & Leavenworth)
Jan 24-27, 2019 (Mission Ridge & Wenatchee)
Feb 1-3, 2019 (Stevens Pass & Leavenworth)
Feb 7-10, 2019 (Alpental Backcountry & Seattle)
Feb 8-10, 2019 (Stevens Pass & Leavenworth)
Feb 15-18, 2019 (Alpental Backcountry & Seattle)
Feb 16-18, 2019 (Stevens Pass & Leavenworth)
Custom Dates Also Available

AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course $175
Dec 6 (Stevens Pass)
Dec 9 (Stevens Pass)
Dec 13 (Stevens Pass)
Dec 16 (Stevens Pass)
Dec 20 (Stevens Pass)
Dec 23 (Stevens Pass)
Jan 3 (Stevens Pass)
Jan 6 (Stevens Pass)
Jan 10 (Snoqualmie Pass)
Jan 13 (Stevens Pass)
Jan 18 (Snoqualmie Pass)
Jan 24 (Stevens Pass)
Jan 27 (Stevens Pass)
Jan 31 (Stevens Pass)
Feb 3 (Stevens Pass)
Feb 7 (Snoqualmie Pass)
Feb 10 (Stevens Pass)
Feb 17 (Stevens Pass)
Feb 21 (Stevens Pass)
Feb 24 (Stevens Pass)
Custom Dates Also Available

AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course: $425
December 14-16, 2018
January 4-6, 2019
February 1-3, 2019
February 22-24, 2019
Custom Dates Available

Links to Other Set Date Programs 

Mountaineering Programs
Rock Climbing Programs
Climbing Expeditions
Ski Programs

Quick and Easy Registration Process: 

  • Space is first-come, first serve.
  • A 25% deposit secures your spot
  • Final balance due 60 days before domestic programs, 90 days before international programs.
  • Applications made inside final payment deadlines require full payment.
  • Pre-trip information sent when registration and payment are received.

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Need more information? 

Feel free to give us a call at 509-548-5823 or send us an e-mail with any questions.

Custom Programs: 

Any of these programs can be organized for an individual or for a group. Pricing is based on our custom rates. On custom programs you get to pick the date, and we will work with you to come up with the perfect itinerary. These trips generally require a bit more advance notice to set up, particularly during the busy season. As with set dates, custom dates are filled "first-come, first-serve" and based on guide availability.

Prefer to look by calendar?  

NMS Trips Calendar