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Backcountry Training

Build your backcountry knowledge and avalanche awareness with an educational program at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

Bookings made up to 48 hours in advance will receive a 10% discount.

  • AST 1

    This introductory Avalanche Skills Training course is for anyone 15 and over planning on going into the backcountry.

    Basic avalanche phenomena and safe mountain travel are discussed, practiced and taught by our Pro Patrol who follows the curriculum established by the Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA). The AST Level 1 is the prerequisite for the AST Level 2 and for continued training in professional and industry avalanche courses offered by the CAA.

    2018.19 Dates Price
    January 20-21 $259 per person - minimum group of 4, maximum group of 8

    Note: Backcountry Equipment is not included in this rate. Equipment rentals are available in the RMR Rental Shop. A complete Touring Backpack including a beacon, probe and shovel is available at a rate of $54 for 2 days.
    February 3-4
    February 19-20
    February 24-25
    March 19-20
    March 24-25
    Additional dates in 2019 are to be confirmed and are available upon request.

    Note: All program participants will be asked to sign a Release of Liability Waiver prior to the start of the course. Participants under the age of 19 will need to have a parent or legal guardian sign the waiver on their behalf.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Our goal is to provide you with the best experience possible. Sometimes the weather and/or snow conditions do not cooperate and we are unable to run your program on the scheduled date. If we are unable to operate we will offer a full refund or the option to rebook (based on availability).

    Please review the following terms and conditions of our cancellation policy.

    Terms and Conditions

    • Revelstoke Mountain Resort requires a 100% payment at the time of booking.
    • This payment becomes non-refundable at the time of purchase.
    • Revelstoke Mountain Resort reserves the right to cancel any program due to mechanical failure, weather, or snow conditions.
    • Some of our programs require a minimum number of guests in order to run the activity. In the event that the program does not meet the minimum requirement, Revelstoke Mountain Resort will first offer an alternative date(s), followed by a full refund if we are unable to move the booking.

All rates are based on the 2017/18 season and subject to applicable taxes.

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