2019-20 – Avalanche Training Schedule

Update and upgrade your skills this season!

Scroll down through a chronological listing of Zac’s Tracs Avalanche Training Schedule.
Register for Avalanche Classes & Field sessions. Practice rescue exercises and mock scenarios.
Travel through the terrain, make observations and decisions.

 “What I hear, I forget. What I see, I remember. What I do, I understand.” – Chinese philosopher Confucius

What have you got to lose?!

Zacs Tracs Avalanche Course Schedule for Snowmobilers!WEBPAGE PARTIALLY UPDATE FOR 2020!

Quick Links to 2019-2020 programs:

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2019-2020 Rescue Workshop (3 hours)
6:30pm – 9:30pm
$50/p (Youth free with a parent)

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Fall 2019

Oct 25 – Bassano, AB

Oct 27 – Okotoks, AB

Nov 1 – Lethbridge, AB

Nov 3 – Red Deer, AB

Nov 8 – Lloydminster, SK

Nov 10 – St Albert, AB

Nov 15 – Barrie, ON

Nov 17 – Calgary, AB

Nov 20 – Swift Current, SK

Nov 21 – Brandon, MB

Nov 22 – Winnpeg, MB

Nov 26 – Yorkton, SK

Nov 29 – Regina, SK

Dec 1 – Saskatoon, SK

Dec 6 -OPEN

Dec 8 – Calgary, AB

Dec 13 – Red Deer, AB

Dec 15 – Edmonton, AB

Winter 2020

Jan 17 – Calgary, AB

Jan 19 – St Albert, AB

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2019-2020 Outdoor Rescue Workshop
9:00am – 1:00pm $75/p

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Call us to book a Custom Course date! 403-850-3042

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2018-2019 AST 1 Classroom Session
(8.5 hours) 9:00am – 5:30pm
$200/p (Youth discount of $75 with parent)

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Package with AST1 Field session and save up to $50.

AST1 Field session must be completed to receive an AST1 certificate

FALL 2019

Oct 26 – Bassano, AB

Oct 27 – Okotoks, AB

Nov 2 – Lethbridge, AB

Nov 3 – Red Deer, AB

Nov 9 – Lloydminster, SK

Nov 10 – St Albert, AB

Nov 16 – Barrie, ON

Nov 17 – Calgary, AB

Nov 23 – Winnipeg, MB

Nov 24 – Brandon, MB

Nov 25, 27 – Yorkton, SK

Nov 30 – Regina, SK

Dec 1 – Saskatoon, SK

Dec 7 – OPEN

Dec 8 – Calgary, AB

Dec 14 – Red Deer, AB

Dec 15 – Edmonton, AB

Dec 21 – Valemount, BC

WINTER 2020

Jan 11 – Fernie, BC

Jan 18 – Calgary, AB

Jan 19 – St Albert, AB

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2018-2019 AST1 Field Sessions (8.5 hours)
8:30am – 5:30pm $175/p

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CLICK HERE to view a full listing of AST1 Field dates.

To earn an AST1 certificate the Field session must be completed in the same season or the season immediately following the Classroom session.

Check back often. More dates and locations to be scheduled as demand requires. Gather up your own group and book a custom location/date!

      • Save $30 when booking AST1 Class & Field at the same time – Promo Code ZTP30
      • Save $50 when booking Class, Field and Rescue Workshop at the same time – Promo Code ZTP50

Other Discounts or Zacs Store Credits of up to $90 may apply CLICK HERE to view

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2019-2020 Zac’s Level 1.5 Evening Program
6:00pm – 10:00pm – $90/p

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Oct 28 – Calgary, AB

Nov 4 – Red Deer, AB

Nov 11 – St Albert, AB

Nov 14 – Calgary, AB

Nov 29 – Regina, SK


Custom courses available. Call to book. Completely customized to group’s needs and skills.

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2018-2019 Companion Rescue Skills Course
8:30am – 5:30pm $190/p

Call 403-850-3042 to discuss options for a custom date!

Minimum 6 people to run a course

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2018-2019 Managing Avalanche Terrain (MAT)
8:30am – 5:30pm $190/p

Call 403-850-3042 to discuss options for a custom date!

  • Minimum 6 people to run a course

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2018-2019 AST Level 2
(4 days) $700/p plus trail fees

These 4 day AST2 packages assume that participants have completed the AST1 within the previous 3 years.
Follow this link for more details!

          • Call 403-850-3042 to discuss options for a custom date!
      • Minimum 6 people to run a course

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Snowmobile Tradeshows

ASA Sled show

Alberta Snowmobile and Powersport Show

Oct 18-20, 2019 – Edmonton, AB – Alberta Snowmobile Association Snowmobile Show

Edmonton Expo Center
118 Ave & Wayne Gretzky Dr., Edmonton, AB

  • Fri, October 18, 4pm – 9pm
  • Sat, October 19, 10am – 7pm
  • Sun, October 20, 11am – 4pm
    Outdoor Swap Meet & Sale – Details yet to be confirmed

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Nov 1-3, 2019 – Saskatoon, SK – Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association Snowmobile Show

Prairieland Park, Exhibition Grounds, 503 Ruth St W, Saskatoon, S7J 0S6

      • Fri, November 1, 4pm – 10pm
      • Sat, November 2, 10am – 6pm
      • Sun, November 3, 11am – 4pm

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Professional Avalanche Conferences

Apr 30 – May 4, 2018 – Penticton, BC – Canadian Avalanche Association – Annual General Meetings

October 7-12, 2018 – Innsbruck, Austria – International Snow Science Workshop 2018 (ISSW)


ZAC’S TRACS WILL BE WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OTHER SNOWMOBILE AVALANCHE INSTRUCTORS AGAIN THIS SEASON IN ORDER TO OFFER A VARIETY OF PROGRAMS.


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