Snowmobile AST 1 - Full Course - Online Class & Field Day in Revelstoke, BC
- Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Revelstoke, BC
- Product code: P3R5AF
This is the complete AST 1 course. Online Class and Field Day. You are selecting the date for your field day. Class is to be complete on your own time before the field day. It should take 7-8 hours.
In the AST 1 snowmobile course you’ll learn how to recognize avalanche terrain and how to self rescue. An AST 1 course is 2 parts. An online class session and a field day in the mountains. You are on the right track by signing up for this course. Be sure your whole riding group takes an AST 1 course, as just one trained person in a group is not enough.
You will be sent login details to complete your online class session.
The Thursday before your AST 1 field day, there will be an evening ZOOM video meeting at 8:00 pm Mountain Time where we will touch on current conditions and trip planning for the field day.
Your field day will be held at Boulder Mountain in Revelstoke, BC and is a full day in the mountains.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 and avaluator to mitigate your avalanche risk
- use appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain
- intro to companion rescue