Terrain is a provider of the Avalanche Canada Avalanche Training programs, we offer the AST 1, AST 2, Managing Avalanche Terrain (MAT), and Companion Rescue courses.
Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 (AST1) – This course is where everyone starts, whether you are new to the backcountry or a seasoned sledder, backcountry skier, or snowboarder this course is for you. It is designed to teach backcountry enthusiasts basic avalanche safety habits, such as choosing appropriate terrain for the given conditions, resources to support developing a trip plan, recognizing avalanche terrain, and companion rescue. Classroom sessions are delivered in the Crowsnest Pass unless otherwise stated and field days will be in the Crowsnest or Castle regions.
AST 1 Sled – January 7 – 8, 2023
AST 1 Ski/Snowboard – January 14 – 15, 2023
AST 1 Ski/Snowboard – January 21 – 22, 2023
Managing Avalanche Terrain – January 23, 2023 Castle Mountain Resort
If the scheduled dates don’t work out for you and you have a group of 5 -7 contact us and we will work together to organize.
Avalanche Skills Training Level 2 (AST2)
You have taken your AST 1, you have experience in the backcountry, and you dedicate most of your free time to recreating in the backcountry—this is a course for you.
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. An AST 2 course comprises a minimum of 9.5 hours of classroom instruction with a minimum of three days in the field.
No scheduled courses. Please contact if interested