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Trip Information
Name: AST-1 Avalanche Skills Training (skiers/riders)
Starts: Sat Jan 27, 2018
Meetup: TBD, probably Mount Seymour
Return: Sun Jan 28, 2018

Registration opens: Fri Nov 03, 2017
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: No
Max participants: 16

Organizer: Marlaina Rhymer
Profile info:
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Participant Information

This course is for BCMC members who are skiers and boarders wanting to learn to avoid avalanches, travel safely in the backcountry, and build their arsenal of mountain knowledge. There are no prerequisites for this course, except competency on your skis/snowboard. 

Base course Fee: $195 (Special price for BCMC Members; CWMS Non-BCMC Fee: $235 + GST)

Location: Mount Seymour**

**Note: in the event there is not adequate snow in mountains around Vancouver (most likely Mount Seymour), participants may be required to purchase backcountry access passes for Whistler.

Course Objectives:

The AST-1 Course is delivered over Saturday and Sunday (16 hours total). For more information on the course curriculum, click here: http://themountainschool.com/program/avalanche-skills-1-seymour/

 

Notes:

  • Cost does not include transportation to/from course areas; lift access fees (if applicable); food; or personal equipment except as noted.
  • You must supply your own ski touring, splitboard, or snowshoe setup. If you don't have your own equipment, you can rent from MEC Vancouver or from other local mountain shops.
  • This course is for BCMC members only.

On-line Registration process:

1) Click “Join this trip” on the left hand side of the page. You will be added to the Waiting List

(2)  Complete your payment directly with CWMS at the link shown on the left side of the page under "Course Online Payment". You will receive a confirmation email from CWMS once your payment is completed.

(3)  Forward your confirmation email to courses@bcmc.ca. You will then be added to the Confirmed List

(4)  Keep an eye on your email for further information 

Trip Organizer & Volunteer Instructor Incentive Program:

If you’ve volunteered your time as either:
(a) a Trip Organizer with 4 or more outdoor trips in the past 12 months, you may apply for a 25% rebate off the course fee, or
b) Course Instructor (primary volunteer organizer) in the past 12 months, you may apply for a 50% refund off the course fee.
Please email
 courses@bcmc.ca with your request, along with a list of recent trips and/or course(s) you have been the primary organizer for. 

If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact courses@bcmc.ca

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