Education

Interested in learning about the backcountry as much as skiing in it?
Let us help you get the tools and the knowledge to ski in the backcountry safely.
*We run custom courses which suit your schedule*

Avalanche Skills Training Level 1

The AST Level 1 Course provides an entry level decision making framework for those people who would like to learn about travel in avalanche terrain but have basic training and little experience.

Our AST (Avalanche Skills Training) Level 1 courses meet or exceed Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) requirements in terms of classroom and time in the field. Classroom sessions will be done with a powerpoint presentations, informative photos and videos, and additional reading materials.

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Avalanche Skills Training Level 2

This course expands on what we teach in the AST Level 1 course, with the goal of being able to make decisions in more complicated terrain.
The AST Level 2 Course provides an internediate level decsion making framework for those people who would like to learn about travel in avalanche terrain but have basic training and little experience.

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Glacier Traveling

Like skiing in the alpine? Learn the ins and outs of skiing safely in glacial terrain, outside of the ski area. We run custom courses which suit your schedule.
Our glacier travel clinics teach you the basics about understanding glaciers, the equipment you will need, and how to use it, in order to travel safely in the winter glacier country.

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Backcountry Skills

Want to take it to the next level? Feel comfortable in the backcountry but want to be able to thrive in the backcountry environment? This course is for you. From outdoor survival skills and equipment, to improvised resuce skills, this course shows you the ins and outs of what to carry and how to use it to become a self sufficient backcountry traveller and outdoor leader.

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