Ski & Board AST 1 - Kicking Horse, Golden, BC

From CAD CA$269.00
  • Duration: 1 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: PWYGJ5

Please choose your AST 1 Field Day date at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.  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.  Everyone in your riding group should take an AST 1 if you are venturing into the backcountry so you can call be an asset, not a liability.  Recognize that 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