AST1 resources - Weather, Avalanche Forecasts, and Further Study.

AST1 Resources

Below we’ve listed a great collection of pages, videos, and ast1 resources for your continued studies and trip planning this winter.

General Weather Resources

Whistler Blackcomb Weather Resources Forecast

WB weather stations

Great WB Weather Summary Page

Avalanche Resources

Avalanche Canada Forecast for the Sea to Sky

Avalanche Canada Trip Planner

Companion Rescue Videos

Intro to transceiver use
Transceiver Search
Probing 101
Shoveling 101
Avalanche Educational Video list

Case Studies

Incident @ Tunnel Creek
Incident @ Cherry Bowl


Stay safe in the back country by taking a course to educate yourself from experienced guides.  Mountain Skills Academy offers courses and guided tours to help you feel more comfortable in the backcountry.