LENGTH OF COURSE STUDY

1 month

COURSE HOURS

67 hours

COURSE CREDENTIAL

Certification accredited by PTIB

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This course covers backcountry skiing/snowboarding skills, control techniques, an introduction to the skills of traveling, riding and negotiating backcountry terrain. Students learn how to travel safely and efficiently in the backcountry environment and outdoor leadership and group handling is emphasized.

SINGLE COURSE COSTS

(for non Adventure Tourism Winter Program Students)

Not applicable

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Students enrolled in the full Adventure Tourism Winter Program.

  • Complete Canadian Avalanche AST 1 Certification
  • Students will be able to select, utilize and set up standard backcountry equipment
  • Plan and forecast routes for ski/snowboard trips
  • Basic rope and climbing skills as they pertain to guided ski/snowboard trips
  • Demonstrate self arrest techniques
  • Demonstrate introductory skills and fundamental knowledge of outdoor leadership and group handling as they relate to backcountry ski/snowboarding
  • Possess and demonstrate knowledge in basic backcountry ski/snowboard technique and etiquette
  • Generate risk management protocols and ensure safety

Gain knowledge and skills to feel comfortable and safe in backcountry travels on skis or snowboard.

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