Avalanche Skills Training 1 at Mountain Addicts

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm

The AST 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 2-day course includes one day of classroom theory, and one day putting theory to practice in the field.

At the end of the course you will:

  • Be able to recognize and appropriately travel through avalanche terrain
  • Interpret the avalanche forecast
  • Know how to use rescue equipment and the basics of companion rescue
  • Understand factors that affect the snowpack
  • Have the prerequisite certificate for the Avalanche Level 1 Operations course

For more information and to register online click here.