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3 DAY ALPINE SKILLS

This shorter version of our mountain skills training takes advantage of quick access into alpine terrain to give an action packed long week end course. On the first day hike in, make camp and head straight for the snow to start...

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AST1 MT. WASHINGTON

The Avalanche Skills Training One is an introductory avalanche course designed for individuals with little to no avalanche related experience. Students will learn to recognize avalanche terrain, gain the skills to initiate and...

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$255.00
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AVALANCHE SKILLS INTRO, VICTORIA

Starting this season we are happy to announce more options for how you get your avalanche skills training. Our Victoria based one day course covers all of the in classroom theory sessions of the Canadian Avalanche Centre...

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$125.00
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AST PLUS

For many people making the step from their avalanche skills training to actually getting out touring in the back country is a bit daunting. This course bridges the gap from theory to practice. The idea was actually developed by...

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$150.00
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    VI Hut Based Touring

    Island Alpine Guides is pleased to announce Vancouver Island's first ever hut based ski and snowboard...

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    Feb 7 - 8, 2015
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    One Day Snow Skills

    This one day course is a chance to cover a bunch of fundamentals of snow climbing with a short time...

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    Mar 8, 2015 (day trip)
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Testimonials

Thanks for doing this for the general public. I really enjoyed the course and met new friends and learned some amazing things. Niko is an incredible instructor. Thanks so much – you guys are really great.
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Chris Larson, Vancouver, BC

Guest Blog - Phillip Stone

10-21-2014
For this latest blog I am happy to present the next in our series of guest blogs by prominent members of our community. I am honoured that my friend Phillip Stone has agreed to contribute. Many of our readers already know Phillip as the chronicler of islanders' exploits in their unique and beautiful mountains through his series of guide books. But Phillip is of course much more...

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