Advanced Avalanche Skills Training Course (AST 2) - Starts January 7th
ADVANCED AVALANCHE SKILLS TRAINING
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Essential Skills for Skiers and Boarders
Advanced Avalanche Skills Training Course (AST 2)
Designed for those who wish to expand their skills and knowledge in avalanche safety. Four full days in the backcountry and three evening classroom sessions. This course covers advanced avalanche theory, hazard recognition, stability evaluation, route finding, rescue, and group management.
Participants must be physically fit and advanced intermediate or expert skiers or boarders and must have their own backcountry travel equipment (backcountry skis with climbing skins, snowboard with snowshoes, or split board).
Course Cost: $350
Course Dates: (NEW DATES)
Evening sessions: Course begins at 6pm on Thursday January 7th at the Castlegar campus. Two other evening sessions will be scheduled at that time.
Field sessions: January 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th
All instructors are professional members of the Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) and use CAA prescribed curriculum. Participants completing these courses will receive a certificate of achievement. Avalanche safety equipment is available through Selkirk College.
To register, contact Community Education at 250-365-1208. For more information and additional dates contact Keyes Lessard at [email protected] or call 250-365-7292 (x422).