Avalanche Skills Training 1

Cost: $249.00 Cost Notes:

Must bring a shovel, transceiver, probe skis or snowboard.

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

Golden Campus: Course includes book. Must have a pass for Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.


Reference ID: PVNR-161

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.

Fernie - Monday December 4th, 2023

Fernie - Monday December 11th, 2023

Fernie - Monday January 15th, 2024

Fernie - Monday January 22nd, 2024