Developed by Avalanche Canada, this course is for people new to backcountry travel, or those who have not taken any avalanche safety training.

Courses are specific for skiers or sledders

Course Duration: Ski 2.5 days; Sled 2 Days

Students will learn to
  • Understand Avalanche Formation
  • Identify Avalanche Terrain.
  • Trip Planning.
  • Use of the Avaluator™
  • Use ATES terrain ratings
  • Mountain travel in Avalanche Terrain
  • Rescue Training
All courses include
  • Avalanche Handbook
  • Avaluator 2
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Professional Instruction  

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Scheduled Courses

AST 1 - Ski

Feb 11-12, 2017
Smithers, BC
$250.00 + GST

Click here for  AST Ski Registration

Managing Avalanche Terrain (MAT) - Ski

Feb 13, 2017
Smithers, BC
$150.00 + GST


  Students will be required to complete a waiver before a course