Avalanche Skills Training 1 (AST 1)

Themes:
Educational Research, Environmental and Outdoor Education
What:
Two-day Workshop
When:
Thursday Feb 14   09:00 AM to 04:00 PM (1 day 7 hours)
Where:
Tags:
Division 1 - Grades 1-3 Division 2 - Grades 4-6 Division 3 - Grades 7-9 Division 4 - Grades 10-12
Learn to recognize avalanche terrain, understand safe travel practices and be taught companion rescue. AST 1 is essential for skiers, snowshoers, climbers and sledders, and is the first 2 days of 6 when combined with AST 2. It follows Avalanche Canada's curriculum and is taught by certified instructors. Courses start with a full day of classroom theory, followed by a field day at Fortress Mountain. Prerequisite: no previous backcountry experience is necessary and you can choose to use your own snowshoes, backcountry skis or splitboards. Includes: Canadian Avalanche Association certified instructor, AVCAN AST 1 certificate, course materials, use of transceivers, shovels and probes. Fee of.$193.50 + tax payable to Outdoor Center. Minimum of 8 participants.
Participant
Calgary Board of Education
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