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Trip Information
Name: AST-1 Avalanche Skills Training
Starts: Sat Jan 15, 2022
Meetup:
Return: Sun Jan 16, 2022

Registration opens: Sat Sep 25, 2021
Event category: Guided Instruction
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: No
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Canada West Mountain School
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Participant Information

 

This course is for BCMC members who are skiers or snowboarders only wanting to learn to avoid avalanches, travel safely in the backcountry, and build their arsenal of mountain knowledge. 

Base course Fee: $230 + GST (Special price for BCMC Members; CWMS Non-BCMC Fee: $285 + GST)

 

Location: Mount Seymour**

**Note: in the event there is not adequate snow in mountains around Vancouver (most likely Mount Seymour), it may be postponed at a later date.

Course Objectives:

The AST-1 Course is delivered over Saturday and Sunday (17 hours total). For more information on the course curriculum, click here

Notes:

  • Cost does not include transportation to/from course areas, lift access fees (if applicable), or personal equipment except as noted
  • You must supply your own backcountry ski or snowboard setup. If you do not 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". Make sure you select Jan 15-16. 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

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

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