AST1 FOR SLEDDERS
This is the Avalanche Skills Training One with the curriculum modified for snowmobilers and their specific approach to experiencing the mountains in winter. The course is taught by a very experienced avalanche forecaster who is also a sledder and who specializes in avalanche education for sledders.
The Avalanche Skills Training One is an introductory avalanche course designed for individuals with little to no formal avalanche training. Students will learn to recognize avalanche terrain, gain the skills to initiate and manage a self rescue, have a basic understanding of how weather contributes to avalanche hazard, be able to understand and interpret avalanche bulletins and the hazard scale, be able to interpret and utilize the Avaluator card and learn basic analysis of layers in the snowpack. This is a two-day course with one evening session. Location TBA based on conditions but likely the Mount Washington area.
Included in the price:
Instructor, Avaluator, transceiver, shovel, probe, industry-recognized certificate of completion
Not included in the price:
Transportation, food, accommodation, personal clothing and equipment