Weyburn, SK - Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 & Rescue Workshop

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LOCAL PARTNERS – New Age Motorsports and Rick’s Performance

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 1 Classroom session – 8 hr minimum

Meeting Time – Wed-Thu evenings, November 30 – December 1, 2016
5:30pm Doors open
6:00pm – 10:30pm class held over 2 evenings

Meeting Location – New Age Motorsports
300 Railway Avenue, Weyburn, SK
Phone: (306) 842-7433

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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) Avalanche Canada – Public Avalanche Bulletins

2) The Avaluator

3) Rescue Resources – Trip Plan

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Indoor Rescue Workshop

Meeting Time – Thursday, December 1, 2016
1:30pm Doors open
2:00pm – 5:00pm

Meeting Location – New Age Motorsports
300 Railway Avenue, Weyburn, SK

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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.*Details* – This will be an indoor / outdoor presentation and hands on introductory workshop. Please bring your personal transceiver 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.

For general info about rescue seminars please click HERE.

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.
Rescue Resources – Trip Plan


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