Avalanche Education Specialists is dedicated to providing the mountain community with the most pertinent and current training courses in the industry. We have years of professional and personal experience evaluating avalanche hazards in mountainous terrain. All lead instructors are professional members of the American Avalanche Association (AAA) and are current Wilderness First Responders. Course curriculum meets or exceeds the education guidelines of the AAA. AES courses provide an ideal blend of avalanche hazard fundamentals and a practical understanding of the important role of decision making and rescue strategies .