Backcountry Awareness Program
Backcountry Awareness Program

Backcountry Awareness Program

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No Blackout Days!

Our Avalanche Awareness Program can be delivered to you in person. Contact us for details. Workplaces, schools, social groups, breweries...we can deliver onsite! 

If you are new to the backcountry or a never-ever you may not have a baseline for backcountry protocols, guidelines or awareness. This website is a positive and proactive way for you to start your education. Browse, click on links, watch videos, sign up for an avalanche course and help create a safer backcountry community in the San Juan Mountains!

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Why choose us?

SAS is a laboratory of best practice. As the nation's longest running avalanche education provider, we take great pride in developing new ways forward; testing and employing approaches and strategies in our courses and operations, training future generations of snow pros and annually participating in national/international efforts to continuously refine the tools, technologies, tactics and techniques of avalanche education, snow safety and rescue. The School that introduced the US to avalanche training in the 20th century, continues to lead what avy ed looks like in the 21st century.