Ski & Board AST 1 - Big White, BC

From CAD CA$269.00
  • Duration: 1 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Big White, British Columbia
  • Product code: P1NGV3

Please choose your Field Day date at Big White.  Your AST 1 class session is online, and you can complete it at your own pace as long as it's finished before your AST 1 field day.

This is the course where you’ll learn how to recognize avalanche terrain and how to self rescue. An AST 1 is a 2 part course with classroom and field components.  Everyone in your riding group should take an AST 1 if you are venturing into the backcountry. Recognize an AST 1 course is only the beginning - the avalanche pros will tell you avalanche training is a life long process.

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