Sierra Mountain Center is California’s best and most established avalanche safety educator. We offer avalanche training for all winter backcountry users, using the AIARE curriculum.

AIARE Level I Avalanche Course:

  • Two days in person (fits into a weekend) plus AIARE online learning and a three-hour live Zoom session with your guides.

AIARE Level II Avalanche Course

  • Three days in person, optional AIARE online learning

AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course

  • One day in person!

If you need assistance deciding which course is right for you give us a call at  760 873-8526 or send us an email at