Yorkton, SK - Avalanche Lessons

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COURSE HOST – Yorkton Firehall & Brown’s Leisure World


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AST 1 Classroom session – 8 hr minimum


Meeting Time – Thu, November 28, 2013
9:00 am – 5:30 pm,
Registration begins at 8:30 am

Meeting Location – Yorton Firehall
#9 Smith Street East, Yorkton
Walk in main doors.
Upstairs in the training room.
Parking: in the rear of the firehall.
Don’t park in the firefighter’s parking spots!!

The AST Level 1 is considered the minimum level of training that backcountry riders should have. The AST 1 is an excellent introduction to “how not to get caught”…avalanche terrain recognition skills, snowpack theory, rescue skills and overall risk management…
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PRIOR TO ARRIVING AT THE CLASSROOM SESSION, PLEASE TAKE SOME TIME TO REVIEW THESE LINKS.
1) The Public Avalanche Bulletin
2) South Columbia Avalanche Report
3) The Avaluator

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Indoor Rescue Workshop

Meeting Time – Thu, Nov 28, 2013
6:00pm Doors open
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Meeting Location – Yorton Firehall
#9 Smith Street East, Yorkton
Walk in main doors.
Upstairs in the training room.
Parking: in the rear of the firehall.
Don’t park in the firefighters parking spots!!

Details – This will be an indoor / outdoor presentation and hands on introductory workshop. Please bring your personal beacon if you already own one, however it is not necessary. Demo units will be available. Please dress for the weather as we may take the opportunity to go outdoors for part of the program.
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It is recommended that you label all personal gear with your name to prevent loss.

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AST 1 Field sessions – 8 hr minimum

Choose ONE field day.
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A certificate of completion for the AST1 is awarded to those riders that complete the hands-on mountain field session.
Mountain training is very important. Understanding the signs of unstable snow, choosing terrain and proper travel habits are the key to managing the risks in avalanche areas. Habits are hard to break but by actually…
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PRIOR TO ARRIVING AT THE FIELD SESSION, PLEASE READ THE RESCUE RESOURCES ARTICLE AND COMPLETE THE APPLICABLE FIELDS IN THE SAMPLE 2 PAGE TRIP PLAN. This exercise should/could be completed with your riding group.
4) Rescue Resources – Trip Plan

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Confirmed Registrations

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