Avalanche Skills Training 1

This course follows the Avalanche Canada curriculum for Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 (AST 1). This course is essential for anyone travelling in or around avalanche terrain in winter and is intended to be a first step toward safely managing backcountry travel. Avalanche Skills Training 1 is suitable for aspiring backcountry skiers and splitboarders, snowshoe hikers, ice and alpine climbers, and snowmobile enthusiasts.

What you will learn:

• Avalanche formation and release
• Identifying avalanche terrain
• Trip-planning basics
• Optimal use of tools and resources like the avalanche forecasts to mitigate your avalanche risk
• Using appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain
• Intro to companion rescue

Includes: Certified instructor, Avalanche Canada AST 1 certificate, and use of transceivers, shovels and probes.

Selected Offering

Jan 2024
18
Jan 2024
21
Passed
Avalanche Skills Training 1 - Jan 18 and 21 - Online Classroom and Field
W24OAVA141
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Times may vary.
$285.00
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Current Offerings

Mar 2024
07
Mar 2024
09
Full
Avalanche Skills Training 1 - Mar 7 and 9 - Online Classroom and Field
W24OAVA175
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T
W
T
F
S
S
Times may vary.
$285.00
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