Snowmobile AST 1 - Full Course - Online Class & Field Day in Radium Hot Springs, BC

From CAD CA$369.00
  • Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Radium Hot Springs, BC
  • Product code: PNR61D

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 completed on your own time before the field day.  It should take 7-8 hours.

All AST participants need to read and understand the waiver and release of liability before making a booking.  READ THE WAIVER

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.

Your field day will be held at Forster Creek near Radium Hot Springs, 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