Avalanche safety training Level One

Overview

Do you venture out of bounds, off the trails or into the back country? An AST1 course is your place to start. It is a must for everyone recreating in the back country or slack country. Avalanche…

Do you venture out of bounds, off the trails or into the back country? An AST1 course is your place to start.
It is a must for everyone recreating in the back country or slack country.

Avalanche Canada sets the global standard for providing avalanche awareness programs. The Avalanche Canada Avalanche Skills Training Level One (AST1) Course will provide an entry-level decision-making framework that is based on the most advanced knowledge available. It is suitable for use by people with little experience in entering the side/back country.

In addition, the course will:
Provide the prerequisite knowledge required for further avalanche training.
Introduce and promote the Avalanche Skills Training Level Two Course as the logical next step for gaining intermediate-level decision-making skills.