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

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

Cost Notes

Fernie Campus:  Course includes book.  Must have Pass to Fernie Alpine Resort.

 

Available Sessions

Fernie Campus on Monday, February 8, 2021, In-Class

Dates:

Monday, February 8, 2021 to Saturday, February 13, 2021

Monday 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Tuesday 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Wednesday 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Saturday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Location:

112

Instructor:

Tyler Carson

Cost

$249

Notes

Prerequisite: Ski Pass to Fernie Alpine Resort for Field trip and students must bring a shovel, transceiver, probe, skis or snowboard.

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Fernie Campus on Monday, March 8, 2021, In-Class

Dates:

Monday, March 8, 2021 to Saturday, March 13, 2021

Monday 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Tuesday 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Wednesday 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Saturday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Location:

112

Instructor:

Tyler Carson

Cost

$249

Notes

Pre-requisite: Ski Pass to Fernie Alpine Resort for Saturday field day. Must bring a shovel, transceiver, probe skis or snowboard.

Register Online

Register by phone/email
Need more information?