January, 2017

13Jan(Jan 13)6:00 PM15(Jan 15)3:30 PMAST (Avalanche Skills Training) 16:00 PM - 3:30 PM (15) Outer Coast Outfitters, Prince Rupert

Event Details

Looking to get into the backcountry? AST 1 is the place to start. Maximum 8 students.

The AST 1 curriculum includes:

-Basics of avalanche formation and triggering
-Use the Avaluator 2.0 to understand avalanche risk in the backcountry
-Identifying avalanche terrain
-Companion rescue

Instructors are fully certified with Avalanche Canada.

Location: Conditions permitting, a snowshoeing area local to Prince Rupert, but we will travel for the snow if we need to

Cost: $335 (Includes course materials, snowshoe/trekking pole rental package, Avalanche Canada fees, van transport if required and GST) Minimum of 50% deposit required to reserve a space, refundable up to 7 days prior to course start.

*Students are responsible for their own lunch, probe, shovel and beacon. Rentals are available at $25 / kit. Please notify us if these are required*

Friday 6-10PM (indoor session, location TBD)

Saturday & Sunday 9AM start, finishing approximately 3:30PM

Enroll online or call 250-622-2029 to arrange alternative payment options

Time

13 (Friday) 6:00 PM - 15 (Sunday) 3:30 PM

Location

Outer Coast Outfitters, Prince Rupert

Organizer

Outer Coast Outfitters

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