Curriculum: This 1 day Avalanche Rescue Skills Refresher course is the perfect way to brush up on the rescue skills learned in previous courses. Substantial time is dedicated to avalanche transceiver use and will include single burial searches and multiple burial searches, including close-proximity burials. There will be 3 complex group rescue scenarios in the afternoon.
At the end of the course you will:
- Feel confident using your avalanche transceiver
- Understand the latest technique for shovelling and have ample practice
- Have practiced 3 group rescue scenarios
Prerequisites: Previous AST 1 or equivalent experience.
Equipment: You will need an avalanche transceiver, collapsible metal shovel, and probe. Ski touring equipment. We will be outside all day. Please refer to the AST 1 – Field Day equipment list.