Avalanche Skills Training (AST) 1

AST 1 +

This is your Introduction to Avalanche Training! 

You will touch on the theory behind avalanche, where and why they occur. You will learn how to use your beacon, probe, and shovel in companion rescue. 

You will travel in the Backcountry with an ACMG certified guide and have 2.5 days to ask as many questions as you desire. 

This course is designed by Avalanche Canada to teach you how to start planning your days and make decisions on how to safely travel in the Backcountry. 

The focus will be on safety and risk management but there will definitely be some skiing to be done as well!

Book Now

The AST 1 course is an introductory level avalanche course that is designed to be the foundation of your avalanche education. The curriculum has been carefully drafted by Avalanche Canada, the highest standard of avalanche education.

With Revelstoke Mountain School our AST 1 plus course offers you 2 full days of hands on learning in the Backcountry, this gives you the opportunity to become familiar with the planning component to backcountry skiing and the chance to practise and build on the skills of day 1.  

Location

Revelstoke

Duration

2.5 days

Course Cost

$325/person + 5% GST

Ability Level

Beginner to backcountry

Jeff Mitchell

Born and raised in New Brunswick, he found the mountains and never looked back. Hard work and a passion for digging deep when it mattered most brought him to where he is today:

Living in the heart of British Columbia’s interior mountains, sharing his love of the mountains with all those lucky enough to ski and climb with him. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Gallery

Are you ready to start your backcountry education?

You might also be interested in...

Guided Ski Touring in Rogers Pass

Guided Ski Touring in Rogers Pass

Revelstoke is the mecca of Backcountry Skiing! Nestled between the Monashee and the Selkirk Mountain Ranges with Rogers Pass a short drive away, there is no place better in the world to get into the Backcountry.

Read More »
Expeditions

Yukon Base Camp

Basecamp in the middle of the St. Elias Range, Yukon. The camp is situated in the heart of the St. Elias Mountains, between the Kaskawalsh, Logan and Hubbard Glaciers.

Read More »
Backcountry Ski Courses

Introduction to Ski Mountaineering

Ski Mountaineering adventure in the Revelstoke area. Your trip is guided by a local ACMG Mountain Guide who will decide on the days ski locations based on conditions to provide the best backcountry experience.

Read More »