- March 4 & 5 – Jasper
This certification course uses the curriculum, instructional materials and student handbooks provided by the Canadian Avalanche Centre (CAC). It is a great way to gain a foundation in avalanche awareness and safety.
The national course standards, the course content and materials are developed by the CAC and delivered by top-notch instructors with years of practical field experience.
We believe in offering this course in a positive learning environment and are committed to passing on the important messages that increase your safety in the mountains.
No pre-requisites except:
- reasonable fitness (ability to go for an 6 hour hike)
- an interest in backcountry travel
- the ability to travel in a winter environment on skis or split-board
- Feb 9-12, 2017 (4 days)
The focus of this 4 day trip is on applying the basics learned in AST1 and using them in a decision making role.
Wondering what to expect? Check out The Jasper Local’s story on a recent AST 2 mission to McBride…and come be part of this year’s story!