AST 1 - Classroom Session ($175)

The AST 1 classroom component can be taken in the fall at a location on our dates page.  You may also attend just the classroom portion of a 2 day AST 1 course if you cannot take the full 2 day course at once.

The classrooom session features video and a powerpoint presentation where you will learn about:

  • avalanche types & formation
  • terrain negotiation
  • route finding
  • Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES)
  • information gathering
  • terrain ratings
  • using the Avaluator
  • trip planning
  • introduction to transceiver training
  • safe riding habits
  • introduction to companion rescue

We also have an open discussion to answer additional questions.

REMEMBER!  To complete the AST 1 course you must participate in a field day as well.

The classroom session can either be done during the day or evening depending on when and where you take it.

For a classroom session in any alternative location, the start time and schedule can be flexible according to your requirements subject to a minimum group size.

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