Class Session (Online) - Ski & Board AST 1

From CAD CA$0.00
  • Duration: 2 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: P0A1VS

*You must book the AST 1 field day first before choosing your AST 1 class session date*

Please select the AST 1 Class Session dates that you will attend through ZOOM or other online platform during the checkout process.   The Class Session will be held over 2 consecutive evenings prior to your AST 1 Field Day.  You will receive a confirmation email and an invite email to the online class session the week before your course.

In the AST 1 course you will 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