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Avalanche Safety Training Level 1 (AST 1) CANCELLED

Avalanche Safety Training Level 1 (AST 1)

Price: $195.00 + gst


Date: November 23/24, 2018

Location: Nakiska Ski hill

Time: Day 1 - 8:00 - 5:00 pm, Day 2 - 8:00 - 5:00 pm.

Cost: $195 for IGA members only.

This is a reduced rate offered by the IGA only to accredited AI or PI guides holding a full IGA membership in good standing. Do you venture out of bounds, off the trails or into the backcountry? Then this course is a must for you and your friends.  AST 1 is the place to start to help you learn how to recognize avalanche terrain and how to recreate outdoors in winter. What you will learn in an AST 1: avalanche formation and release identify avalanche terrain the basics of trip planning optimal use of tools and resources like the avalanche forecasts to mitigate your avalanche risk use appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain intro to companion rescue You will complete the course in the classroom and in the field. Be prepared for all types of mountain weather.

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