Avalanche training in Barrie, ON

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Pricing for students prepaid by Nov 8

Min 15 people – pricing $350/p
16-20 people – pricing $325/p
21-25 people – pricing $275/p
26 or more     – pricing $250/p

This is a custom class that will require extra travel expenses. The pricing chart above helps to confirm and run the program, once the base expenses are covered the pricing per person will drop.
Once final group numbers are confirmed and paid we will issue refunds to those that prepaid at the higher amount.
Pricing includes the classroom session and a rescue workshop.

AST 1 Class Session
– 8.5 hour (Indoor)

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

 

November 17
Meeting Location – Georgian college
One Georgian Drive, Barrie ON, L4M 3X9

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The exact room and parking lot details will be confirmed soon. Be prepared for a parking fee of $7/day

Please bring your own 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

November 16
Meeting Location – Georgian college
One Georgian Drive, Barrie ON, L4M 3X9

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The exact room and parking lot details will be confirmed soon. Be prepared for a parking fee of $7/day

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) $175

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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