Free Youth AST 1 – Golden, BC

January 12, 2019 all-day
Golden, BC
Avalanche Canada
(250) 837-2435

We are so excited to be able to offer a FREE YOUTH Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 course in Golden this year, thanks to Avalanche Canada!

  • Duration: 2 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Golden, BC
  • Product code: AST1SKI

YOUTH AST 1 – Subsidized by Avalanche Canada!

Ages: 15 – 19

Must provide youth with a day ticket to Kicking Horse Resort

Start young and learn in a comfortable environment with like minded teens.

This course will cover avalanche formation and release, identifying avalanche terrain, the basics of trip planning, tools and resources to mitigate your avalanche risk, appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain and basic companion rescue.

Prerequisites: Comfortable skiing or snowboarding on blue & some black runs at the resort.

*Available as an add on for Touring Camps

Classroom Session:

Jan 12th

9:00 am – 4:00pm

Golden Curling Rink – upstairs in the lounge

1412 9 St S, Golden, BC V0A 1H0

Field Day:

Jan 13th

8:45 am – 4 pm

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort (meet upstairs in day lodge)


  • Transceiver
  • Probe
  • Shovel
  • Backpack
  • Helmet
  • Snowboard or Skis
  • Sunglasses
  • Appropriate clothing for a day outside
  • Food
  • Day ticket to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
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