• Avalanche Skills Training Course (AST1)

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    Name: Avalanche Skills Training Course (AST1)
    Date: December 28, 2017 - December 29, 2017
    Event Description:
    As backcountry travel becomes more popular for skiers, snowboarders and snowmobilers the ski area of Baldy Mountain Resort is doing its part to help keep people safe.  Along with the Mt. Baldy Alpine Club, the resort will host an Avalanche Skills Training Course (AST1) on Dec. 28 & 29.  The course teaches the basics of both travel in avalanche terrain and avalanche rescue.  Local accredited backcountry expert Finbar O'Sullivan will instruct the course and follow a curriculum set by Avalanche Canada.  Participants who successfully complete the course will be issued a formal certificate and qualification.
    Location:
    Mt. Baldy Mountain Resort
    Date/Time Information:
    December 28 & 29, 2017.  Initially offering one course, the resort and the Alpine Club are open to providing more, if demand exists, and hope to make this an annual offering.  
    Contact Information:
    Paul Rauhala, Mt. Baldy Alpine Club
    Fees/Admission:
    The current course is available for $270 pp, with a $50 deposit required to reserve your spot.
    ​For more information or to make a booking, contact Paul Rauhala of Mt. Baldy Alpine Club at paul@okaped.com or 250-808-9352 
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