Canadian Rockies Mountain Guides AST 1 course is an avalanche safety course that is licensed by Avalanche Canada. CanRock runs these AST courses based out of Canmore and many of our course participants are from Calgary. Our AST courses are delivered by fully certified ACMG Mountain & Ski Guides with strong instructional backgrounds delivering courses for the Canadian Avalanche Association and the ACMG Training and Assessment Programs.
Your instructor is also a CAA Professional member with 20 years of mountain guiding and avalanche forecasting experience.
We distinguish ourselves from our competitors by providing courses with low 6:1 ratios. This gives our course a small group atmosphere and high quality instruction.
Day 1 of online learning from the comfort of your own home and Day 2 in the field (Saturday or Sunday).
You will need:
Ski Touring Gear
Touring Backpack 40L
Avalanche Companion Rescue Gear (we can provide if you don't have it).
Appropriate Outerwear for a day in the mountains.