AIARE was founded as a non-profit in 1998 to provide quality avalanche safety training and significantly improve the public’s awareness of winter backcountry skills through a comprehensive education program. With an international presence already established, AIARE
currently works with over 100 course providers and nearly 500 AIARE-trained instructors to
deliver their accredited avalanche awareness curriculum as a required companion to in-person,
seminar-style training sessions.
Initially, the AIARE training course material was hosted on a platform allowing for only basic
functionality and minimal interaction opportunities and one that kept educational experiences
completely separate from the main AIARE platform and interface. The organization wanted to
overhaul their platform, incorporate a dedicated learning management system, and improve
digital delivery methods for their online avalanche training content to further elevate their
The AIARE online ecosystem is now easier to navigate and more streamlined, improving the experience of clients and increasing the ease of use for administrators and providers.
Thanks to our custom student management software, AIARE providers and administrators can
more easily track student progress throughout each season.
This project helped clarify many of AIARE’s online education goals, carving out a clear path
toward future growth and expansion.