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Trip Information
Name: AST-1 Avalanche Skills Training FOR SNOWSHOERS
Starts: Sat Dec 17, 2022
Return: Sun Dec 18, 2022

Registration opens: Fri Oct 28, 2022
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 snowshoers 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 pushed later in the season.

Course Objectives:

The AST-1 Course is delivered during the week (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 snowshoe setup. If you do not have your own equipment, you can rent from MEC Vancouver or from BCMC rentals.
  • 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 this link: https://themountainschool.com/program/ast-1-snowshoers-2018/ . Make sure you select Dec 17-18. Use promo code BCMC20 for the discount. 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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