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Ropes & Rescue, Avalanche Training and Medical Courses

Heli-Ski U.S. Association prides itself in keeping informed about the top educational courses available in United States. Continued education in the areas of Avalanche Training, Ropes and Rescue and Medical are a top priority of each HSUS member heli-ski operation and their staff. Please click on the tabs below for important dates and links. The American Mountain Guides Association is also a great resource for course offerings.

Ropes & Rescue

Education and training in high angle rescue, crevass rescue and glacier protocols are essential when the terrain dictates.

Avalanche Training

Here is a list of avalanche training courses provided by the top avalanche institutes in the United States. Please click on the links below for course dates and locations:


Under the Heli-Ski US Association guidelines for Level I, II & III guides it is required to have current emergency medical care, rescue, and evacuation training and experience. These courses are available nationwide and need to be renewed on a regularly scheduled basis. Below is a list of excellent course providers:

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