Find yourself in the backcountry
Before you hit the trail, you need to make sure the trail won’t be hitting you back.
Renaissance Adventure Guides offers Level I and II avalanche safety courses developed by the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE). All of our instructors are AIARE qualified instructors or course leaders. The AIARE curriculum stresses decision making skills for winter backcountry travelers. Whether you are snowshoeing, boarding out of bounds, doing a hut trip or chasing the steep and deep on AT or tele gear, our Level I Avalanche class is your first step to a safe and successful journey.
Avalanche Level 1 Course
Renaissance Adventure Guides is pleased to offer you the opportunity to learn important information about snow conditions in the mountains. Increase your knowledge of potential avalanche hazards and start making smart decisions while playing in Colorado's winter wonderland.Read More
Avalanche Level 2 Course
Knowledge is power, and when it comes to your life you want to make powerful decisions especially while skiing in the backcountry. In this course you will further advance your understanding of avalanche terrain, particularly from the perspective of stability analysis.Read More
Introduction to Backcountry Skiing and Avy 1 Refresher
This one-day course is for the in-bounds skier or rider who wants to try skiing or snowboarding in the backcountry in a safe and educational environment. Your AMGA-trained ski guide will take a maximum of 4 participants on a backcountry tour in Rocky Mountain National Park.Read More