Avalanche Skills Training (AST) 2

AST 2

The Avalanche Skills Training Level 2 is your next step in building your Backcountry education. 

This course is 4 days of hands on learning in the Backcountry. It twill be taught by an ACMG guide and will focus on teaching you to recognize and manage risk in Avalanche terrain. 

You will learn how to sharpen your skills uptracking in the mountains, as well as how to choose the lines that best match the conditions of a given day. 

You will learn how to plan and execute a safe day in the Backcountry. 

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The AST 2 course is the highest level recreational avalanche course. It is designed to build on your existing knowledge and help you transition from rule based decision making to experience based decision making. We will focus on identifying and managing risk in avalanche terrain.

Location

Revelstoke

Duration

4 days

Course Cost

$600/person + 5% GST

Ability Level

Intermediate/Expert

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)

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