Joe teaches public courses through Alaska Guide Collective in addition to private courses.
Why Hire Joe?
Joe combines a 30+ year obsession with avalanches and mountain travel to teach his courses. Despite his strong snow science background, Joe's teaching focuses on simplifying the complex avalanche problem into bite-sized pieces to make good decisions while skiing in avalanche terrain.
20+ years of avalanche instructing experience
AMGA-certified Ski Guide
American Avalanche Association Professional Member
American Avalanche Association Certified Instructor
American Avalanche Association Pro 1 and 2 instructor
American Avalanche Association Pro 2 examined (AIARE Level 3)
AIARE Instructor Training Course
Internship at the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center
Internship at the Silverton Avalanche Forecast Office