The essential first step for those traveling in avalanche terrain. Learn to read the signs and tour the backcountry safely.
This 2 day AST 1 program includes 1 classroom day and 1 day of field learning in Fernie held over 2 days, back-to-back.
The Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 curriculum, developed by Avalanche Canada, is the essential first step in developing your decision making framework for venturing into winter backcountry avalanche terrain. This course includes 8 hours of classroom theory, and at least 8 hours practicing theory in the field.
At the end of the course you will: