Snowmobile AST Courses
Riding safely in the mountains is ‘heads up hockey’ and life long learning that comes with training and experience. Since 2009 we’ve shown over a thousand people the ropes, helping you build experience on a solid foundation of knowledge and skills.
The AST 1 course is 2 parts, a class session and and field day. Take them together or separate, just make sure you take both parts! You will notice we bring the AST 1 class session through AB and SK in the Fall.
Snowmobile AST 1 Course – $349
The AST 1 course will give you the basic knowledge and skills required for safe backcountry travel.
The complete AST 1 course is taken in the mountains and spread over 2 days. Class session one day and out on snow with hands on field training the next day. Back to back learning for maximum information retention.
AST 1 Classroom Only – $175
The AST 1 classroom session (6 – 7 hours) can be taken in November in AB and SK. You may also attend just the classroom portion of a winter AST 1 course if you cannot take the full 2 day course at once.
AST 1 Field Only – $175
The snowmobile AST 1 field day is a full day (8 hours) outside, on snow. A hands on training day, you will be observing the terrain & snowpack, digging and using your rescue equipment. To attend the AST 1 field day all participants must have attended an AST 1 class session within the past 2 seasons.
Snowmobile AST 2 Course – $699
Did you find the AST 1 did not answer all your questions? Do you spend the majority of your time riding in avalanche prone terrain? This course is for you! 4 days, several different riding areas with a focus on travel in avalanche terrain.