Avalanche class digs a snow pit.

Avalanche Science Technician and Snow Safety Career Opportunities

With your Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in hand, you’ll be ready for a career as an avalanche worker, snow safety worker, ski patroller, backcountry guide and more. If you already work in the snow safety field, our unmatched Avalanche Science curriculum will further your training, improve workplace safety at your current job and help you get ahead in your career.

The Avalanche Science program at CMC prepares you for a variety of jobs

  • Avalanche safety worker
  • Snow safety worker
  • Avalanche forecaster
  • Snowpack technician
  • Ski patrol
  • Guide
  • Snow removal operator

“I think that anyone who graduates from the program at Colorado Mountain College will have an excellent opportunity to become a leader in their field."

- Zach Moore, Director of Monarch Mountain Ski Patrol