Student Information




  • Prerequisite: Students must have completed an Avalanche Rescue Fundamentals course
  • Students are required to complete an online course prior to the pre-trip meeting.  The online course takes about 5 hours to complete.  
  • The online course and pre-trip meeting are required for participation.
  • Students must be strong intermediate-advanced riders to participate.
  • Detailed Course Description PDF
  • Students must provide all required equipment: 
    • Snowmobile or Snowbike 
    • Avalanche beacon, shovel, and probe
    • Backpack (25-35L)
    • Layered clothing appropriate for spending an entire day in the winter backcountry

We may add another Motorized Level 1 if there’s enough interest.  Stay Tuned!

Additional information

Dates and Location

TBA @ Silver Valley, Idaho

Class Size


Online Course Portion


Enrollment Policies

Age Policy

Students must be 18 years of age or older unless accompanied by parent/guardian except the Youth Backcountry 101 course.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a course that you have registered and paid for, and you notify us that you are unable to attend at least 1 week before the date of the course, you will receive a 100% refund minus any transaction or processing fees. If you notify us less than 1 week before the course, you will receive a 50% refund.