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Avalanche Skills Training 1 | $249

Course Overview:

Each year increasing numbers of skiers, snowboard­ers, and climbers venture into the mountains to enjoy snow-related outdoor recreation. Regrettably, each year some of these people die in avalanches. AST programs are an essential first step to safe backcountry use in the winter. Course topics include avalanche terrain recognition, ava­lanche climatology, snow stability elevation, alpine touring practices, avalanche accidents and search and rescue techniques. This course is instructed by a qualified member of CAA. Class size is limited to 16.

Requirements:

Ski Pass or One-way Day Pass to Fernie Alpine Resort for Field trip and students must bring a shovel, transceiver, probe, skis or snowboard.

Cost notes:

For Fernie course includes book must have Pass to Fernie Alpine Resort


Available Sessions

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Fernie Campus
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Monday, December 4, 2017In-ClassRegister
Fernie Campus
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Monday, December 11, 2017In-ClassRegister
Kimberley Campus
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Tuesday, January 2, 2018In-ClassRegister
Fernie Campus
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Monday, January 8, 2018In-ClassRegister
Creston Campus
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Saturday, January 20, 2018In-ClassRegister
Fernie Campus
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Monday, March 5, 2018In-ClassRegister