AST Level 2 course at Rogers Pass
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AST Level 2 – Rogers Pass December 27th-30th 2018


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Product Description

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. Rogers Pass 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. With so much challenging and complex terrain The Pass will keep even the most experienced back country users engaged. This is a 4 day course which involves previous touring experience, minimum AST 1 contact us.

  • One day of class is in the Guides room at the Lake Louise Alpine Center, some components of the day will take place out side. We will be staying in Golden B.C. for the following 3 days travelling to the Pass daily with evening debrief session.
  • 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 management
    • leading a groups 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 AV Can

Cost does not include accommodation, food or transportation. 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.

Additional Information

Course Dates

December 27-30, 2018

What's Included

Canadian Avalanche Association Curriculum
CAA Professional field book
Avalanche Transceiver, shovel & probe (bring your own if you own)
ACMG/IFMGA Certified Mountain Guide
CAA Certified instructors

Gear List

Telemark or Alpine Touring skis with climbing skins OR Splitboard
Warm, sturdy ski or snowboard boots
Avalanche Transceiver, shovel & probe
Layered, snow shedding clothing for snow, wind & cold
Layered underclothing
Day pack, 40 L
Extra warm clothing (for standing around in the snow)
Sunglasses and goggles
Sun/snow hat
Extra gloves/mitts
Water bottle or thermos.
Lunches for each day


We highly recommend purchasing Trip Cancellation Insurance


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