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AST1 – Sled Kamloops/ Crowfoot Snowmobiling Club

January 18 @ 8:00 am - January 19 @ 5:00 pm


AST 1 snowmobile 2 day course. Hosted by Kamloops Snowmobile Association

This 2 day AST Level 1 course is the introductory course to safe backcountry travel, AND recommended for all sledders going into the mountains. Regardless if you think you know enough, have all the gear, been sledding for 20,30,40 years……. or never go into “avalanche terrain”. There is something new for everyone!!
After completing this training you will have a better understanding about.
-avalanche formation and release
-identify avalanche terrain
-the basics of trip planning
-optimal use of tools and resources like the avalanche forecasts to mitigate your avalanche risk
-use appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain
-intro to companion rescue

When: JanĀ 18th and 19th 2020

Where: Kamloops / Crowfoot Snowmobiling Club

Day 1 theory: 8am- 4pm. Location in Kamloops to be decided

Day 2 Field day: 8am- 4pm. Crowfoot Snowmobiling Club

The Cost: $300 per person

What Do I need: Day 1 theory- A pen and notepad for notes, a good attitude, lots of questions, and your best sled stories or close calls. Day 2 field day- you will need Avalanche safety gear (transceiver, shovel and probe), airbag optional, and a fuelled up reliable mountain sled. Be Ready to Ride by 8:15am on day 2.


January 18 @ 8:00 am
January 19 @ 5:00 pm
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