The National Avalanche School offers comprehensive professional avalanche training specifically designed for ski area operations and gives students an unprecedented opportunity to interact with many of the industry’s leading experts.

The National Avalanche School’s extensive curriculum follows the American Avalanche Association guidelines and while it focuses on ski area management it provides great essentials for all individuals & agencies involved with avalanche control.  Graduates earn Pro1-NAS designation; which exceeds A3's basic Pro1 requirements.

“The National Avalanche School teaches best practices including comprehensive avalanche forecasting and risk reduction skills which, importantly, may reduce your resorts risk exposure.” Dave Byrd, NSAA Director of Risk

The next classroom session will be held in October 2025.