AST 1 - Field Session ($175)

To attend a field session, all participants must have attended an AST 1 Classroom Session.

The field session features hands on training including:

  • trailhead procedures
  • terrain features and recognition
  • using the Avaluator tool
  • route finding
  • safe group travel
  • transceiver, probe & shovel training
  • snow profile & stability tests
  • companion rescue scenarios

Upon completion of this course you will have the skills necessary to perform a lead role in a rescue, be aware of hazards, gather information on safe trip planning, basic knowledge of avalanche formation, travel, and rescue.

You also receive a Hangfire Avalanche Training AST level 1 certificate acknowledging you have completed your training.

You may join on to the 2nd day of any AST 1 course on our winter schedule to complete the field day portion of your AST 1 training and complete the AST 1 course!

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

Contact Us to arrange a field session in your area.

To book your AST 1 field day simply choose the AST 1 Field Day payment option and enter the date and location of the 2nd day of any AST 1 course.

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