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AST-1 Sled Specific, Coquihalla Recreational Area, Feb 12 2022
$315 per person
$280 Coqusnow Club Members Discount will be applied with proof of membership
15.5 hours Total:
4 hour self study
3.5-hour interactive webinar Jan 1 2022
8-hour 1 field day at Coquihalla Snowmobile Area, Britton Creek Exit 228
You will gain knowledge, and skills to help you stay out of harm’s way using the planning 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. Getting you prepared for any situation.
Note: Be prepared for physically challenging afternoons: you will be required to walk in the snow and dig to become proficient with avalanche equipment and rescue scenarios.

Self Study Prior to Feb 12 2022 (Mandatory)
Approx. 3 hours, it can be broken into several sessions or done all at once. Use the links include
#1. Avy Savy-online tutorial
#2 BCA Avalanche-Rescue
beacon searching
Probing
Shoveling
Group Search

Optional for the Keeners
Snow Science
Avalanches and Terrain
Weather and Snowpack

Zoom Webinar – Date: Jan 1 2022 (Mandatory)
6pm to 9:30 pm
A Zoom meeting code will be provided.
Zoom webinar requires: computer or other large screen and an internet connection, (web camera optional) Note: using a cell phone is suboptimal due to it small screen size.
Field Day: Feb 12 2022, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: Coquihalla Snowmobile Club parking lot 8:30 am
Field Day Requirements: Sled in good working order, Backpack, Probe, Shovel, Avalanche Transceiver, Lunch, Beverages & Snacks

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