AST Refresher, AST 1, AST 1+ & AST 2 Courses sign up

September 29th 2022


Hello ACC Vancouver Members,

AST Refresher, AST 1, AST 1+ & AST 2 Courses are ready to sign up for.
Once again we are partnering up with BlackSheep Adventures to offer members AST courses.
ACC Vancouver members (includes Varsity Outdoor Club) will receive 20% off. Costs on BlackSheep website and vary depending on which one you take. 
To offer maximum flexibility for peoples different schedules you will sign up through BlackSheep Adventure Sports (
You will find a selection of dates to meet your needs while still receiving our members discount.  You will also find a full description of each course and any questions can be directed to Monte Johnston through the BlackSheep Website.
Sign up early to ensure you get your AST course under your belt to prepare yourself for winter trips and winter courses that require it when travelling in avalanche terrain.
Our Section offered IBS-Intro to Backcountry Skiing and STGT-Ski Touring and Glacier Travel courses and the Section Fairy Meadows Trip require AST training.  These happen early in the new year so start planning and get your AST booked.

How to Book:

    • Go to Blacksheep Website:
    • Choose a course (AST Refresher, AST 1, AST 1+ or AST 2)
    • Choose a date
    • Enter your information
  • Use Promo Code: ACCVanSki at checkout

Courses that are currently available are:

    • AST 1 (Squamish):
  • Nov 27
  • Dec 11
  • Dec 17
  • Jan 7
    • AST 1+ (Squamish)
  • Dec 3 & 4
  • Dec 17 & 18
  • AST Refresher (Squamish):
  • Dec 10
    • AST 2 (Sea to Sky)
  • Dec 15 to 18
  • January 5 to 8

Guest sign-up

Sign-ups are no longer available for this event.