Avalanche Rescue Refresher

Solidify your rescue skills for the coming winter!

About The Course


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

Location: The location depends on the snowpack. The guide will make a decision the week leading up to the course. You may need a lift-ticket. We have discounted single ride tickets available.

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.


Location: Fernie, BC


  • Friday December 13, 2019
  • Monday December 23, 2018

Price: Course fee is $75 for those with a previous AST 1 course with Mountain Addicts + 5% GST. Please contact us for your coupon code. For all others the fee is $90 + 5% GST.

*6 Participant maximum


  • British Columbia
  • Canada


  • Open Everyday
  • 8 AM
  • To
  • 10 PM

Get in Touch

  • 250 531 0618
  • 104-51 Ridgemont Dr.
  • Fernie, BC
  • V0B 1M2
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