Snowmobile Specific Training in Calgary, AB

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* Rescue Workshop $50 - 3hr

* AST Level 1 Classroom Session $200 - 8.5hr

* AST Level 1 Field Session $175 - 9hr

* Zacs Level 1.5 Evening Classroom Sessions $180 - 8hr


*Discounts up to $50* and *Credits up to $90* available when booking your AST Level 1 Class and Field at the same time.
Youth discounts, Refresher discounts, group credits and early season credits are available!
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AST 1 Class Session
- 8.5 hour (Indoor)

Meeting Time: 8:30am – Doors open
9:00am – 5:30pm – Class

OPTION #1 – Sunday, October 29
Meeting Location – Cycle Works Foothills
Hwy 2A & Twp RD 212, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A2
Cycle Works website

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Cycle Works Foothills

Cycle Works Foothills Okotoks

OPTION #2 – Sunday, November 19
Meeting Location – Cycle Works Calgary
4127 6th Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6V5
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Cycle Works is hosting a Zacs Tracs AST 1 Classroom session and Avalanche Rescue Workshop

OPTION #3 – Saturday, January 20 
Meeting Location – AIP Safety
5716 Burbank Road SE, Calgary
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AIP (3) (461x390)

Please bring $20 cash for lunch and refreshments for the day!
A course video will be watched over the lunch hour and everyone must stay in and eat.

The AST Level 1 is considered the minimum level of training that backcountry riders should have. It is an excellent introduction to how to "not get caught”…recognizing hazards in the terrain, how and why the snow structure changes, group management and route selection to reduce risk exposure as well as introductory companion rescue skills...  READ MORE

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Rescue Workshop
- 3 hour (Indoor/Outdoor)

Meeting Time: – 6:00pm – Doors open
6:30pm – 9:30pm – Class

OPTION #1 – Sunday, October 29
Meeting Location – Cycle Works Foothills
Hwy 2A & Twp RD 212, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A2
Cycle Works website

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Cycle Works Foothills

Cycle Works Foothills Okotoks

OPTION #2 – Sunday, November 19
Meeting Location – Cycle Works Calgary
4127 6th Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6V5
Cycle Works Calgary website

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Cycle Works Calgary location

Cycle Works is hosting a Zacs Tracs AST 1 Classroom session and Avalanche Rescue Workshop

OPTION #3 – Friday, January 19 
Meeting Location – AIP Safety
5716 Burbank Road SE, Calgary
AIP Safety’s website

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AIP (3) (461x390)

Details – This will be an indoor presentation and hands on introductory workshop. It is highly recommended, but not required, 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 there are still important… READ MORE  about Zac’s Rescue Workshop programs.

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


AST 1 Field Session
- 9 hour (Outdoor)

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... READ MORE


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