Avalanche Skills Training

Learn the skills to play safe this winter

Take our progressive Avalanche Skills Training (AST) with professional Canadian Avalanche Association certified instructors and be prepared for a winter of fun in the backcountry. 

What sets us apart? 

Over 40 years of avalanche safety training. We've been offering reputable, mountain safety education since 1978. Our Avalanche Canada curriculum is instructed by highly-certified ACMG and CAA instructors and guides who live, work and play in the mountains. 

COVID UPDATE:  We will shortly be adding our avalanche programs to the website.  We will be offering both in-person and online options for the classroom portion of our programs, and the field portion will be held approx 90mins from Calgary.


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Avalanche Skills Training

Register in Canada's premier avalanche safety school—learn rescue skills, avalanche terrain recognition and safe backcountry travel from our certified instructors.


Avalanche Skills Training

Brad Cooke
Program Coordinator


Our program coordinators