AAI has been teaching avalanche courses since the winter of 1973/1974. Our curriculum has been evolving for over 35 years and is built on a foundation of snow science AND practical application.
Our courses are held in mountainous environments. Training in the Tetons, Wasatch, Bridgers, and Madison Range will set the students up well for travel in avalanche terrain around the world.
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The American Avalanche Institute Level 2 & Level 3 are recognized by the AMGA. AAI’s Level 3 course was audited by an AMGA representative in January 2009.
Why Choose AAI?
Variety of Courses
Everything from beginner to advanced training for both recreationalists and professionals alike!
Experienced, knowledgable and friendly staff who have worked as educators, guides, patrollers and forecasters
Take a course in some of the most spectacular mountain ranges in the Rockies and Alaska!
AAI operates under special use permits on the Bridger-Teton, Wasatch-Cache, and Gallatin National Forests. AAI is an equal opportunity employer and provider.