Avalanche Skills Training - 1 (AST-1)

Originally published at: https://accvi.ca/events/avalanche-skills-training-1-ast-1/

Trip leader/ contact: Deniz Aydin (education@accvi.ca)

Avalanches: how does one stay safe in winter conditions in the backcountry? Join us for a weekend-long course of AST-1 aimed at backcountry skiers and boarders, where you will learn how to recognize avalanche terrain, practice safety measures, as well as participate in companion rescue. Courtesy of Island Alpine Guides; the full course description can be found on the IAG website: https://www.islandalpineguides.com/trips/31.
Dates: January 6-7, 2024
Cost: TBD (please contact trip leader)
Location: Comox Valley/Mount Washington