Get your training from experienced ACMG/IFMGA mountain guides who have spent years in the heli-skiing and back country skiing industry forecasting avalanche danger for guiding operations. Lake Louise, in the Heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains is an amazing place for the Avalanche Safety Training level 2. With a variety of snow pack structure and terrain that is crucial for advanced avalanche training in the mountains. This is a 4 day course which involves previous touring experience, minimum AST 1 if you are unsure if you are ready contact us at [email protected] or sign up for an AST 1 course.
- Day one of class in the Guides room at the Lake Louise Alpine Center, some components of the day will take place out side.
- Three days touring with a professional guide, this is a stepping stone for learning that all serious enthusiasts need to take
- Companion Rescue
- Deep burials, multiple burial scenarios
- triage and accident site managment
- leading a group up & down in challenging and complex avalanche terrain
- Risk tolerance and decision making model
- Snowpack analysis using a variety of online and onsite tools
- Understanding online weather products and changing mountain weather
- Avalanche Canada Curriculum and professional field book for field notes and weather observations
- All instructors are certified by the Canadian Avalanche Association and hold Professional membership and the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides and or the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations.
- Maximum 6 students:1 instructor on the field days
- Certificate of completion from AAA and Avalanche Canada
Cost does not include accommodation, food or transportation, plan to stay at the Lake Louise hostel. A detailed information package will be emailed to you with registration.
AAA is a full service guiding company, employing ACMG/IFMGA guides who are certified to work in any terrain or discipline.