AST 2 on weekends! – Skiers and Riders

January 6th 2018


Description:

The Avalanche Skills
Training Level 2 course is designed for the
serious and experienced winter backcountry user.
This course expands on the theories and
principles established at the AST 1+ level
course or those who already have a solid
understanding of snow avalanche principles. The
program incorporates extensive practical field
sessions in real avalanche terrain implementing
a systematic approach for assessing and
evaluating the potential avalanche hazard.

This course will be taught by a CAA certified
professional
through Extremely Canadian. The course is for
ACC members only, at a
discounted price of
$497.17 + GST. We need a minimum of 6 people
to run the course, so sign up as soon as
possible!

Register for the course by submitting this form
to Extremely Canadian. Specify the course dates,
and that you are an ACC member so you get the
club discount.

http://www.extremelycanadian.com/assets/coursein
fosheet_v4.pdf

The AST2 course consists of one classroom day
and 3 days of
intensive outdoor field sessions focusing on
terrain analysis, snowpack assessment, and
rescue skills. The full gear list can be found
online here.

Prerequisites: AST1 +
Intermediate backcountry skiing or snowboarding
ability (i.e.,
you can confidently ski/ride the equivalent of
BLUE runs in the backcountry in a variety of
snow conditions).

Extremely Canadian booking conditions can be
found here.

Please send an email to
[email protected] if you have any
questions.

Sign up

sign-ups are no longer available for this event.