If you have done AST and are an advanced rider, this course is designed to refresh your skills and take them to a higher level.
Our instructor Craig Sheppard is a Canadian Avalanche Association Level 3 instructor from Canada who was the head avalanche forecaster at Lake Louise for many years. Two days in the backcountry with him sharing his skills and knowledge is far and away the best opportunity you will get to advance your companion rescue, avalanche awareness, snow science and all-round snowcraft skills.
If you're thinking of doing your Operational Level 1 any time soon, this will refresh and sharpen your skills.
Numbers limited to 8. Don't miss this!
Pre-requisites: AST1, advanced skiing or snowboarding ability, good fitness
Avalanche transceiver, Shovel, Probe
Snacks & lunch
Sunglasses, sunhat, sunscreen
Beanie or helmet, gloves, goggles
Warm layers (not cotton)
Skiers: Skis with touring bindings & skins, poles
Snowboarders: Snowboard & snowshoes OR splitboard setup, 3 piece poles
Any questions or help needed with equipment - please ask us!