Avalanche Safety Courses / Avalanche Skills Training:
Powder Guides specializes in avalanche safety courses, providing Avalanche Skills Training in Whistler and the North Shore. Avalanches are the single greatest hazard facing the winter backcountry traveller. The knowledge you will gain from Powder Guides Ski Adventures avalanche safety courses will assist you in making better decisions in avalanche terrain.
Our avalanche safety courses are taught by experienced professional guides and are held in the Whistler and North Shore area. This combination of experienced instructors and the great terrain of the Whistler backcountry and Coast Mountains will ensure that you will have an exceptional learning experience.
Whistler Avalanche Skills Training / Ast 1
Dates: Feb 22-23 2014
Duration: 2 days$235.00
Using the Whistler backcountry.This course focuses on teaching practical methods of understanding, recognizing and avoiding avalanche hazards, including terrain evaluation, snowpack structure, weather, safe route finding and avalanche rescue techniques.
Avalanche Skills Training Dual Coast – AST 1
Dates: Feb 15-16 2014Duration: 2 days$215.00
This 2 day AST-1 Avalanche Skills course is one of the most comprehensive AST-1 courses available. Using two different geographical regions (Whistler and North Shore) for field training. This avalanche course increases the participants experience and giving a variety of backcountry areas to learn in. Ensuring you will be getting the best possible avalanche skills training available.
Whistler Avalanche Skills Training / AST 2
Dates: Feb 15- 18 2014,
March 8-11 2014
Duration: 4 days$555.00
Based in the Whistler Backcountry. A four-day comprehensive, advanced skills avalanche course for those wanting to get into bigger terrain : a natural progression from the Avalanche Skills training Level 1.The technical course involves theory sessions mixed with 4 field days and focuses on advanced skills.
CREVASSE AND GLACIER RESCUE TRAVEL SKILLS
Dates: Custom DatesDuration: 1 day$125.00
Ideal for those looking for the basics of the rope work involved in glacier travel and self-rescue.