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Avalanche Skills Training (AST 1) / Cours de sécurité sur les avalanches (CSA1)

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Saturday, February 9, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, February 10, 2019 (All day)

This course is offered in English by Attitude Montagne Climbing School. 5% discount for ACC Montreal members who register before Jan. 25th with promo code ACMTL-AST1. Details:

The level I Avalanche Skills course (introduction), will provide guidance to decision making and will be:
· Based on the most advanced knowledge available.
· Adapted for users with basic training and some experience
· Introduce prior concepts for the next avalanche training.
· Present and promote the safety course avalanche level 2 as a logical step for intermediate level decision-making skills.
At the end of the course, the student should:
· Understand the basics of avalanche formation and release.
· Identify avalanche terrain.
· Know the steps required to plan and carry out a trip.
· Use the Avaluator™ as a decision-making tool in areas where trips are rated using the Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES) and where Avalanche Danger Ratings and Avalanche Bulletins are available.
· Find resources for obtaining ATES terrain ratings if their trip is not rated.
· Find resources for obtaining Avalanche Danger Ratings and Avalanche Bulletins if these are not available.
· Use appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain.
· Carry out a companion rescue.
· Understand the limits of their training.

Location : St-Adolphe-d’Howard (Laurentians, about 1h/1h30 north of Montreal). Registration can be made directly online :

Outing type: 
1.00 km
Is this a course?: 
Instructor's name: 
Attitude Montagne