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Avalanche Skills Training 2

Ski/Split-board

Avalanche Skills Training 2

Jan 22 - 25, 2021

An AST 2 course builds on the foundations of your AST 1, and provides a more advanced decision-making framework for traveling in avalanche terrain.

This 4-day course travels through terrain in the South Rockies region around the Crowsnest Pass and Castle.

The cost of the course is $560.00 a $100 dollar non-refundable deposit is due at registration. Click buy now where you will be redirected to a site to pay the deposit only.

What you will learn:
Leadership and Travel in Avalanche Terrain.

  • Avalanche character.
  • Companion Rescue.
  • Group Management and Travel Techniques.
  • Route Planning appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain.
  • Avalanche Terrain, Route-finding, and Terrain Verification.

All course participants must ensure they are feeling well and have had no known exposure to or symptoms of COVID-19. Participants will be asked to complete a declaration of health and exposure prior to joining the course. It is expected that course participants follow current COVID-19 health, safety, and travel guidelines prior to starting the trip.

In the event you have been tested positive or have been in contact with a confirmed COVID case, you must self-isolate and cancel your trip. We will refund you 50% of the course cost if you are sick. If there are other reasons that prevent you from traveling within 14 days and you can’t participate, we cannot refund the course cost.

course overview

$560.00 PER PERSON

4 Event

Date: Jan 22 - 25, 2021

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

An AST 2 course builds on the foundations of your AST 1, and provides a more advanced decision-making framework for travelling in avalanche terrain. An AST 2 course comprises a minimum of 9.5 hours of classroom instruction with a minimum of three days in the field.
DOWNLOAD WAIVER * Waiver must be printed and witnessed in person at the beginning of the course.

RELATED COURSES

Leadership and Travel in Avalanche Terrain Avalanche character Companion Rescue Group Management and Travel Techniques Decision-making Support Systems The Role of Terrain in Times or Places of Uncertainty and/or Increased Risk Local Terrain Verification Route Planning Avalanche Terrain, Route-finding, and Terrain Verification. Understanding Avalanche Forecasts Avalanche Danger Exceptions Local Avalanche Danger Verification Confidence in Decision-making Trip Planning