Events Details

Avalanche Safety Training Level 1 - Lethbridge
Nov 01 2019

Lethbridge




AST 1 Class Session

– 8.5 hour (Indoor)


Meeting Time: 8:30am – Doors open

9:00am – 5:30pm – Class


November 2

Meeting Location – TBD












Please bring $20 cash for lunch and refreshments for the day!

A course video will be watched over the lunch hour and everyone must stay in and eat.


The AST Level 1 is considered the minimum
level of training that backcountry riders should have. It is an
excellent introduction to how to “not get caught”…recognizing hazards in
the terrain, how and why the snow structure changes, group management
and route selection to reduce risk exposure as well as introductory
companion rescue skills… READ MORE




Rescue Workshop

– 3 hour (Indoor/Outdoor)


Meeting Time: – 6:00pm – Doors open

6:30pm – 9:30pm – Class







November 1

Meeting Location – TBD







Details – This will be an indoor presentation and hands on introductory workshop. It is highly recommended, but not required, to BRING YOUR PERSONAL TRANSCEIVER, PROBE, SHOVEL, BACKPACK, AND WINTER GLOVES. Some
demo units will be available. Please dress for the weather as we may
take the opportunity to go outdoors for part of the program.


If
you should ever find yourself in the situation to need it, the
transceiver search should be second nature, freeing your mind up for
more complicated rescue needs.
Learn how transceivers operate and methods to use when searching for multiple signals.

Digital or analog….what is the best?

Single search, multiple search…learn tips to improve speed and quality.


Avalanche probes and shovels look pretty simple, but there are still important… READ MORE about Zac’s Rescue Workshop programs.


It is recommended that you label all personal gear with your name to prevent loss.







AST 1 Field Session

– 9 hour (Outdoor)


Choose ONE field day.


CLICK HERE to view all available Field Sessions














A certificate of completion for the AST1 is awarded to those riders that complete the hands-on mountain field session.

Mountain training is very important. Understanding the signs of unstable
snow, choosing terrain and proper travel habits are the key to managing
the risks in avalanche areas. Habits are hard to break but by actually…
READ MORE







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