December 17th-19th AST 1 + 20hr WFA
Avalanche Canada AST 1 . 20hr WFA CPR-C
- Starts Dec. 17Starts Dec. 17
- 595 Canadian dollars$595
- TBD. Check Guide announcements via the ABC pass and your email for updated info
Learn to identify avalanche terrain, become familiar about the complexities of snowpack structure analysis and how most professionals never solely rely on this variable in their decision making process. We will teach you the most commonly used snowpack tests and when to use them and what your results mean. Learn to use a consistent hazard analysis routing after gathering only the pertinent information before you venture into the backcountry. IN ADDITION! We are very excited to take this course even further by adding an advanced level first aid certification to the curriculum. Prepare yourself for the worst case scenario. The elephant in the room for almost ALL avalanche courses; WHAT DO I DO AFTER I DIG AN INJURED AVALANCHE VICTIM OUT?? Our AST 1 PLUS Wilderness First Aid courses are taught by ACMG guides and Certified First Aid Instructors who are advanced care paramedics with REAL first responder experience. Our teaching style follows a process that begins with Modeling our processes and skills, then Coaching you to proficiency, with only Facilitation and Guided Observation for the last day. All students will have access to free future consultation throughout the season as the conditions change. Avalanche learning does not stop, this is a lifelong learning process and we are here to help you along this path. Sign up today and start this process now. THERE IS A PASS OR FAIL COMPONENT TO THIS COURSE! - We firmly believe that this ensures that all students complete to high level of standard. All students receive the following upon successful completion. 1. AST 1 Certificate - through Avalanche Canada 2. CPR-C Certificate - through the Lifesaving Society 3. 20 hr Wilderness First Aid - through Canadian Outdoor Medical Consultants Get a higher level of instruction and learning with this unique combined learning opportunity! Our teaching style follows a process that begins with MODELING our processes and skills, then COACHING you to proficiency, with finally FACILITATION and guided observation for the last day. All students will have access to free future consultation throughout the season as the conditions change. Avalanche learning does not stop, this is a lifelong learning process and we are here to help you along this path. Sign up today and start this process now.
End of the hall last door on the right. Conference Room. 1080 Legacy Way, Whistler, BC, Canada