The mission of the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education is to:
‘Save Lives Through Avalanche Education’
The specific goals of AIARE are:
- Increase the public awareness of avalanches and avalanche safety.
- Provide high quality avalanche education thereby enhancing public awareness and safety.
- Provide avalanche instructors with the curriculum, training and tools with which to educate students about the knowledge, methods, and decision making skills necessary to travel in avalanche terrain.
- Develop an international network of professional avalanche educators, and provide educational development in the form of instructor training courses and opportunity for continued learning.