AST1 training in Cold Lake, AB

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Discounts up to $50 and Credits up to $90 available when booking your AST Level 1 Class and Field at the same time.
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Youth discounts, Refresher discounts, group credits and early season credits available.

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AST Level 1 – CLASSROOM EXERCISES

Meeting Time – Saturday, November 19, 2016
8:30pm Doors open
9:00pm – 5:30pm Class

THIS CLASS HAS LOTS OF ROOM. Pass along the details to friends and family and bring them along. Be sure to bring your rescue equipment for the Rescue Workshop on Friday evening. (Scroll down for details).

Meeting Location – Riverhurst Community Hall
– 12 kms West of Cold Lake on Hwy 55

Please bring $25 cash for food and beverages for the day!
A course video will be watched over the lunch hour and everyone must stay and eat in.

The AST Level 1 is considered the minimum level of training that backcountry riders should have. It 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) Avalanche Canada – Public Avalanche Bulletins

2) The Avaluator

3) Rescue Resources – Trip Plan

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Indoor Rescue Workshop

Meeting Time – Friday, November 18, 2016
6:00 Doors open
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Meeting Location – Riverhurst Community Hall
– 12 kms West of Cold Lake on Hwy 55

Details – This will be an indoor presentation and hands on introductory workshop. It is highly recommended, but not necessary to BRING YOUR PERSONAL TRANSCEIVER, PROBE, SHOVEL, BACKPACK, AND WINTER GLOVES. Some demo units will be available. Please dress for the weather as we may take the opportunity to go outdoors for part of the program.

If you should ever find yourself in the situation to need it, the transceiver search should be second nature, freeing your mind up for more complicated rescue needs. Learn how transceivers operate and methods to use when searching for multiple signals.
Digital or analog….what is the best?
Single search, multiple search…learn tips to improve speed and quality.

Avalanche probes and shovels look pretty simple, but… CLICK HERE for more information about Zac’s Tracs Indoor Rescue Workshop programs.

It is recommended that you label all personal gear with your name to prevent loss.

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AST 1 Mountain Field Session

Choose ONE available Field Day

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A certificate of completion for the AST1 is awarded to those riders that follow through with a 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.

Rescue Resources – Trip Plan

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