The nation's longest running avalanche education experience.

Since 1962, the Silverton Avalanche School has educated backcountry travelers about the hazards of the mountains. As the oldest, continuously operating avalanche education program in the United States, the Silverton Avalanche School is dedicated to training, educating and empowering recreationalists & professionals with the tools, technologies, tactics and techniques to make competent decisions in consequential mountain terrain.

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