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December 2020

Avalanche Safety Education & Resources in New Mexico: A Virtual Talk with UNM Mountain Medicine, Silverton Avalanche School and Taos Avalanche Center

December 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Free

Dispatches from New Mexico: Avalanche Safety Education & Resources in New Mexico December 17 at 11 a.m. Backcountry skiing and snowboarding is one of the fastest growing winter sports in the U.S. and New Mexico. And as more recreationists enter big-mountain terrain every season, it’s imperative that they’re equipped with the right knowledge and decision-making skills to keep themselves and their fellow skiers and riders safe. Join the Economic Development Department's Outdoor Recreation Division (ORD) for the first session in…

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February 2021

Wilderness First Aid for Backcountry Use

February 20, 2021 @ 8:00 am - February 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Free
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March 2021

Wilderness First Aid for Backcountry Use

March 6, 2021 @ 8:00 am - March 7, 2021 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Free
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February 2022

Avalanche Rescue Course: Taos

February 12
Taos
$200

Silverton Avalanche School Avalanche Rescue is a one-day stand-alone course that covers the basics of companion rescue as well as the current best practices in rescue techniques and gear. Students receive professional coaching on their rescue skills and timed practice with realistic scenarios. This course is intended for those new to the backcountry. The course should also be retaken on a regular basis to keep skills sharp and to stay up to date with advancing rescue techniques and technology. This…

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Recreational Level 1: 3 Day Rescue Integrated: Taos

February 19 @ 8:00 am - February 21 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Taos
$630

Learning to READ the Story of the Winter Backcountry Reading and understanding winter’s seasonal narrative, as it’s written across mountain slopes and backcountry bowls, is both a learned skill and a practiced art. Silverton Avalanche School’s REC Level One Avalanche Course introduces students to the ways we ritualize our planning, observations and assessments and highlights the critical importance of Reading the Story of the Winter each and every day. In SAS’s Three Day, Rescue-Integrated, REC Level One, students engage in…

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Avalanche Rescue Course: Santa Fe

February 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0
Santa Fe
$200

Avalanche Rescue is a one-day stand-alone course that covers the basics of companion rescue as well as the current best practices in rescue techniques and gear. Students receive professional coaching on their rescue skills and timed practice with realistic scenarios. This course is intended for those new to the backcountry. The course should also be retaken on a regular basis to keep skills sharp and to stay up to date with advancing rescue techniques and technology. This course is recommended for anyone…

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Avalanche Rescue Course: Santa Fe

February 27
$200

Silverton Avalanche School Avalanche Rescue is a one-day stand-alone course that covers the basics of companion rescue as well as the current best practices in rescue techniques and gear. Students receive professional coaching on their rescue skills and timed practice with realistic scenarios. This course is intended for those new to the backcountry. The course should also be retaken on a regular basis to keep skills sharp and to stay up to date with advancing rescue techniques and technology. This…

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March 2022

Recreational Level 2 Avalanche Course: Taos

March 17 @ 8:00 am - March 20 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Taos
$800

Learning to LEAD in Avalanche Terrain Created to meet the needs of advanced, backcountry users and meticulously refined based upon our alumni’s feedback, this capstone experience represents the pinnacle of training for recreationalists in the United States. Silverton Avalanche School’s REC Level Two is an experiential curriculum, rooted in international best practice, offered in unparalleled field locations, and led by preeminent snow safety and mountain professionals. SAS is proud to offer the most comprehensive, robust and student centered Level Two experience…

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