AST1 Training in Valemount, BC

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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 – December 16
Meeting Location – Valemount Community Hall
201 Gorse St,
Valemount, BC

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Valemount Community Hall

OPTION #2 – February 3
Meeting Location – Valemount Community Hall
201 Gorse St,
Valemount, BC

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Valemount Community Hall

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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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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