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Avalanche Skills Training 1+
$299 + 5% GST

DEAL ALERT: 2-day Lift Tickets available at $39 per day.

Our Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 course (AST 1+) provides an entry-level decision-making framework for recreational skiers and snowboarders in winter backcountry avalanche terrain. This comprehensive 2.5 day program is a blend of practical field days with indoor theory and review based on curriculum as established by the Avalanche Canada.

Please note this course requires touring skis or splitboard, skins & avalanche safety gear. If you require Backcountry rentals please let us know. For complete equipment list see below.

Equipment List


  • Friday evening (6 PM start)
    through Saturday & Sunday (all day)


  • Fri. Nov. 22, 2019 (1st clinic start date)
    Fri. Apr. 10, 2020 (last clinic start date)

Group Bookings:

  • Have a group of of up to 8 and want to organize a private course?
    Contact us to arrange dates!

Whistler Blackcomb Staff Deals:

  • WB staff can call 1-800-766-0449 or visit any Whistler Blackcomb Snow School Sales desk.

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