Avalanche Course Notes

Thank you very much for attending a CGI AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course. Below are notes, links and videos that I used on the course or that I feel will be helpful to you in understanding some of the curriculum.

Classroom Notes and Videos

Level 1 Slide Show Notes

Case Study 1

Case Study 2

Case Study 3

Movie 1 Slide 58

Movie 2 Slide 61

Field Notes and Links

Weather Links

Mount Washington Avalanche Forecast

Pivotal Weather 850mb NAM Model

Hourly Observations from Mount Washington

Mount Washington Summit Forecast

Avalanche Studies and Information

Avalanche Problem Toolbox

When to Dig

What Happens if there’s No Forecast?

Maps and Navigation Apps


Guide Pace (time plan app)

Avenza App

Mount Washington Ski Runs