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Snowmobile Specific AST-1

Avalanche Skills Training, Greystokes Kelowna Jan 31, 2024 (3hr), and Feb. 3, 2024 (all day)

Cost: $315 + GST

This Avalanche course is designed specifically for sledders utilizing 40 years of snowmobile experience and 20 years of avalanche education. Let us help you, so worries won’t ruin your perfect sled day.

  • You will gain knowledge, and skills to help you stay out of harm’s way, including the use of technology available via Avalanche Canada and other resources.
  • You will learn to look critically at the winter landscape, judging the terrain and snowpack, detecting danger zones and safe routes.
  • You will become fast and accurate rescuers. Honing your skills with avalanche transceiver, probe, and shovel.  Practicing rescue skills in realistic scenarios with your buddies, and getting you primed for any situation.

Pre-Course Study (Mandatory) done before the Zoom Meeting

Approx.  2 hours, it can be broken into 2 sessions or done all at once.

Please complete the Online Learning from Avalanche Canada

Please Watch these 4 videos:  1.Beacon Searching  2.How to Probe 3.How to Shovel  4.Organizing a Rescue  (Keeners can watch all of the BCA Avalanche Rescue Series)

Attend the Zoom Class Meeting (link pending)

Jan 31, 2024 6pm to 9:00 pm Topic: Avalanche Skills Training Snowmobile Specific

Field Day: Sat Feb 3, 2024, 8:30 to 4 Meeting at Greystokes Snowmobile Parking Lot

Note: Be prepared for an active field day: you will be required to walk in the snow and dig to become proficient with avalanche equipment and rescue scenarios.

Field Day Requirements: Sled in good working order, Backpack with Probe, Shovel, Avalanche Transceiver, Lunch, Beverages & Snacks


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