Richard Bothwell, the Executive Director of AIARE (The American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education), spoke with us at SIA 2017. We discuss how Richard came to work with AIARE, what AIARE is, and where he sees the organization going in the future.
Words: Clark Corey December, January and February are busy months for avalanche education in North America. As March rolls around, there’s a whole new generation of backcountry enthusiasts who are excited to get out and use their newfound knowledge. But, just because you’ve completed your avalanche course, does that mean you’re good to go? For