AST Refresher – Fernie

Be a good partner and solidify your companion rescue skills. This 1 day Avalanche Rescue Skills Refresher course is the perfect way to brush up on the rescue skills learned in previous courses.

About the Course

Curriculum: The AST 1 Refresher is aimed at individuals who have completed an AST 1 and are looking to refresh their skills and knowledge. This one day, field-based course provides a review of the material covered in the AST 1 and includes any industry updates to the curriculum. The course is ideal for those who want to keep their basic avalanche training skills up-to-date or those who simply desire a refresher day in the field with an instructor..

At the end of the course you will:

  • A refresh of the AST 1 curriculum.
  • Refreshing and practice of companion rescue skills.
  • Any updates to avalanche safety education or techniques.
  • How to use new AvCan tools or materials.

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our Instructors and Guides

The Mountain Addicts team is obsessed with safety. All of our guides are members of the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG). The ACMG is the only internationally recognized professional association of trained and certified mountain guides and instructors in Canada. Our guides come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences and Mountain Addicts will find your perfect match.

Mel Makepeace

Ski Guide & Owner
Mel is the owner of Mountain Addicts, an ACMG Ski Guide and Professional Member of the Canadian Avalanche Association. She began her career as a ski patroller in 2008 and now travels the world ski touring and heli-ski guiding. Mel particularly loves facilitating mountain travel confidence in women.

More Info

  • Previous AST 1
  • Must be comfortable skiing off-piste
  • Physical ability to ski tour up-hill

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