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Avalanche Skills Training In Whistler

Learn the latest avalanche safety and rescue skills with our expert course instruction. Our AST instructors are highly skilled and are constantly upgrading their knowledge so you receive the best and most up-to-date skills and tips to keep you safe as you explore the backcountry.

Keep building your avalanche skills with our progression of courses. Start with an Intro to Backcountry tours are available to get comfortable with your gear and moving through ungroomed snow.

Avalanche Skills Training certification level 1 is commonly known as the AST 1 Course where you will begin to learn about the hazards around you. Our one day AST refresher course is great to keep your companion rescue skills sharp. Then the next course on your list should be AST 2 course. This level 2 avalanche course is where you really learn how to make good decisions.

The Women’s Backcountry Series – Avalanche Safety Training 1

Cost: $279 per person

Ability: Introductory  Duration: 2 Days
Fitness: Average  Prerequisites: Strong Intermediate Skiing/Boarding Level

AST 1 – Whistler

Cost: $279 per person


Ability: Introductory  Duration: 2 Days
Fitness: Average  Prerequisites: Strong Intermediate Skiing/Boarding Level

AST 2

Cost: $599 per person


Ability: Intermediate  Duration: 4 Days
Fitness: Good  Prerequisites: AST1 & backcountry experience

AST 1 Snowshoe – Whistler

Cost: $279 per person


Ability: Introductory  Duration: 2 Days
Fitness: Average  Prerequisites: None

Companion Rescue Skills Clinic

Cost: $159 per person

Ability: Introductory  Duration: 1 Day
Fitness: Average  Prerequisites: Ski Touring

Private AST 1 – Whistler

Cost:  For up to 6 people: $1399  

Ability: Introductory  Duration: 2 Days
Fitness: Average  Prerequisites: Strong Intermediate Skiing/Boarding Level

Coast Mountains Ski Touring

Private: Avalanche Skills Refresher Course

Cost: $159 per person


Ability: Intermediate  Duration: 1 Day
Fitness: Average  Prerequisites: AST1

Avalanche Skills Training In Squamish

AST 1 Snowshoe – Squamish

Cost: $279 per person


Ability: Introductory  Duration: 2 Days
Fitness: Average  Prerequisites: None

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