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  • January 6, 2018 thru January 7, 2018

Level 1 Certification with Elk Valley Snow Shepherds.

Have fun, gain confidence and get home safely. Elk Valley Snow Shepherds professional instructors, accredited with the Canadian Avalanche Association, can teach you the snowmobile specific skills required for travel in backcountry terrain. 

Courses follow the curriculum developed by Avalanche Canada. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion. 

Avalanche Skills Training Level 1: $350

  • 2 days: 7 hours classroom + 1 field day
  • "THE" course for all sledders travelling in mountain terrain
  • Learn the fundamentals of sledding in avalanche terrain
  • Entry level course suitable for sledders with basic training and little experience 

Elk Valley Snow Shepherds offer snowmobile skills & safety courses throughout the winter:

  • Snowmobile Avalanche Skills Training LEVEL 1: Dec 2-3, Dec 27-28, Jan 6-7, & Jan 20-21
  • Dec 16-17th: Ladies Snowmobile Clinic with Pro Rider and Clinician Stephanie Schwartz
  • Jan 28: Managing Avalanche Terrain Course
  • Feb 12-15: Snowmobile Avalanche Skills Training LEVEL 2
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