Best For Backcountry skiers/snowboarders

Extremely Canadian 4 Day AST Level 2

Lesson Type: Group
Currency calculation based on an exchange rate of $1 CAD per $0.7621 USD as of 2:00 PM MST 10/18/2019

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  • DEC 3,4,5,6
  • DEC. 8,9,15,16
  • DEC. 27-30
  • JAN. 5,6,12,13
  • JAN 21-24
  • FEB. 2,3,9,10
  • FEB 4-7
  • MARCH 2,3,9,10

AST Level 2 meeting is 8am at the Carleton Lodge. 

SUPPLIED TO STUDENT

  • Avaluator v2.0 (CAC)
  • Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain – Bruce Tremper (Armchair Books or CAC)
  • Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain – Pascal Haegli, et all (CAC)
RECOMMENDED THAT STUDENT PURCHASE:
  • Backcountry Whistler – John Baldwin (2013-4 ed. preferred)
EQUIPMENT AND PREPARATION:
This list is intended as a general guideline:
  • Touring skis or split board, with climbing skins.
  • Ski poles with powder baskets (required for both skier or boarders).
  • It is recommended that boarders use collapsible poles
  • Ski boots (ideally touring) or snowboard boots.
  • Back pack (25-35 litre)
  • Avalanche Transceiver
  • Avalanche shovel
  • Avalanche probe
  • Waterproof breathable shell jacket (w/hood) and pants
  • Warm non-cotton under-layers
  • Synthetic or down parka (ideally w/hood)
  • Gloves
  • Sunglasses (even if it is not sunny)
  • Goggles
  • Sunscreen/lip protection
  • Lunch and water (at least 1 litre)
  • Camera
  • Headlamp