Bow Valley AST 1 Dec. 3-4, 2016

The leaves are changing, the temps are dropping, it’s almost ski season! Get your season off to the right start with an Avalanche Skills Training Course Nov. 20-21  in the Bow Valley. We’ll meet Friday in Banff for a classroom day, and Saturday somewhere in the Lake Louise/Icefields Parkway area for a field day.

The AST Level 1 follows a curriculum developed by Avalanche Canada, a world leader in avalanche safety and training. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate from Avalanche Canada. These courses are pre-requisites for the Canadian Avalanche Association Industry training programs.

This 2 day course is an introduction to avalanche safety. At the end of the course you will have a basic understanding of the following concepts.

  • Avalanche Terrain
  • Formation and Nature of Avalanches
  • Companion Rescue
  • Understanding avalanche bulletins
  • Safe travel
  • Trip planning
  • Avaluator

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$225/person, based on a minimum of six people
Includes: instruction, course materials, certificate
Does Not Include: equipment, accommodation, transportation