MAST-146 - Avalanche Skills Training 1

Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 36 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/MAST146.pdf

The Avalanche Skills Training program provides a national standard for entry level and intermediate level decision making in avalanche terrain. The curriculum provides a decision making framework suitable for use by people with a moderate degree of training and experience. This course covers two introductory certifications: AST 1 and Companion Rescue Certifications and focuses on safe travel practices in avalanche terrain. Several Canadian Avalanche Centre educational products are utilized to develop route finding, hazard awareness, companion rescue and decision making skills.