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Whistler / Squamish

Avalanche Skills Training

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.

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Snowshoeing Powder Snow

Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 Snowshoe – Private Course

Cost:  Groups up to 6: $1399.00  Extra Person: $199.00  

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

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Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 - Skiers & Snowboarders

Avalanche Training Level 1 – AST 1 Course in Whistler for Skiers & Splitboarders

Cost: $279 per person

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

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Companion Rescue Skills Clinic

Cost: $159 per person

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

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Avalanche Skills Training Level 2

Avalanche Skills Training Level 2

Cost: $599 per person

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

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Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 - Skiers & Snowboarders

Avalanche Training Level 1 – AST 1 Course in Whistler for Snowshoers

Cost: $279 per person

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

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Canadian Rockies AST 1 Training

Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 – Private Course

Cost:  Groups up to 6: $1399.00  Extra Person: $199.00  

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

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