Course Schedule

Sledders: Avalanche Skills Training 2 (AST2)

Date: January 18, 2018 8:30 am to January 21, 2018 6:00 pm

An AST 2 course is suitable for people with a moderate degree of training and experience and who have taken an AST 1 course. An AST 2 course builds on the foundations of your AST 1, and provides an intermediate decision-making framework for travelling in avalanche terrain. An AST 2 course comprises a minimum of 9.5 hours of classroom instruction with a minimum of three days in the field. The course is suitable for people with a moderate degree of training and experience.

Learn more about travelling safely through avalanche terrain.

AST 2 Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Use the Avaluator 2.0 as a filtering tool to determine when additional planning and travel techniques are required to travel safely.
  • Be familiar with Avalanche Danger Ratings vertification techniques for personal use on a local scale.
  • Be faimilar with the Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES) technical model as a means to develop personal, local terrain ratings.
  • Use routefinding to take advantage of nuances in terrain to manage personal risk.
  • Use travel techniques in avalanche terrain appropriate to the avalanche conditions.
  • Proficiently carry out a companion rescue.
  • Understand the limits of their training.

For more information, head to Avalanche Training Course Descriptions.

Course cost: $600 plus GST = $630.00

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To pay your $300 deposit now, click below. We will follow up with an email. The remaining amount will be due by January 11th

Instructor is Marshall Dempster


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