AST 2 Course starting Thursday - January 5th - Selkirk College
ADVANCED AVALANCHE SKILLS TRAINING
BE PREPARED FOR YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE!
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 two evening classroom sessions. This course covers advanced avalanche theory, hazard recognition, stability evaluation, route finding, rescue, and group management. For more information go to: http://www.avalanche.ca/cac/tr...../ast/ast-2
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).
Thursday Jan 5th (6:30 pm on the Castlegar campus). The 2nd evening session TBA.
All instructors are professional members of the Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) and use CAC prescribed curriculum. Participants completing these courses will receive a certificate of achievement. Avalanche safety equipment is available through Selkirk College.
Jan 7th, 14th, 21st, and 22nd.
If you are interested in this course, you can register by calling Continuing Education at (250) 365-1208.
For further information, email Keyes Lessard at [email protected]