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    Companion Rescue


    Feel more confident with your rescue skills and equipment. This one day course will allow you to get to know the ins & outs of your rescue gear.



    Our goal is to reach a point where our rescue skills are like reflexes. Our brain knows what to do & we can effectively work through the steps as quickly as possible.



    This course will teach you more advanced rescue skills as well as focus on dialing in your current skill set learned in the AST 1.


    Grab your crew, register & practice together. Knowing each others strengths & how to work together as a team is so important when building your backcountry dream team.


    » 1 day course

    » You will get access to our online course followed by a day in the backcountry

    » Available for Ski / Snowboard or Sled

    » To book click book now → choose desired location → select desired dates

    » Stay Wild is an Avalanche Canada AST Provider

    What you will learn

    » How to properly prioritize and organize when involved in an avalanche rescue scenario

    » Single & multiple burial transceiver searches

    » Close proximity & deep burial transceiver searching techniques

    » Probing

    » Shovelling

    » Practice a variety of scenarios to help prepare & train your brain on what to do if you find yourself in a backcountry emergency


    » Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 (AST 1)

    » Check out our Shreducation Flow Chart to see where your training can take you!


    Select the BOOK NOW button below to select a location & date.


    If your crew is looking for a private course contact us & we will find a date that works for you.

    Required equipment

    » Computer, tablet or smart phone to complete the online course

    »Touring equipment if taking ski/snowboard specific course

    » Mechanically sound snowmobile if taking sled specific course

    » Helmet

    »Transceiver (3 antenna)

    » Probe (3 meters)

    » Shovel

    » Warm clothing

    » Food

    Gear guide

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    $179 per person + GST

    *Does NOT include trail fees for sled courses
    *Does NOT include lift tickets at KHMR or Fernie Alpine Resort for the field day

    Private group rates:

    $945 + GST up to 5 people
    $1135 + GST up to 6 people
    $1500 + GST up to 8 people


    The online course can be completed at anytime before the field day


    8:30 am – 4:00 pm
    Location: backcountry

    Please read our waiver prior to booking

    Refund policy

    Online courses are non-refundable. 

    14+ days before the start of your course

    If you cancel your Companion Rescue course you will receive a full refund minus $35 if cancelled 14+ days before the start date of your course.

    0 – 14 days before the start of your course

    If cancelled within 14 days of the start date of your course you will not receive a refund unless your spot can be filled.

    Please note that if the minimum number of people to run a course is not met the course will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.

    Covid policy

    If you are sick with Covid 19 & can not make it to your scheduled course you will receive a credit to use at a later date with Stay Wild Backcountry Skills. We will work together with you to find a date that works when you are feeling better.

    Please follow the latest CDC / provincial guidelines regarding covid.

    Why book with us?

    • Small group sizes
    • Flexible location choices
    • Ladies only groups available
    • Available in sled specific or Ski / Snowboard specific
    • Avalanche Canada certified instructors
    • Local instructors & knowledge
    • Socially distant & outside field session
    • Supportive learning environment

    Additional Info

    • Duration : 1 day
    • Price : $179 / per person
    • Location : Golden, Fernie, Revelstoke, Kelowna, Kimberley, Cranbrook or wherever you want us to be!


    If you have questions or need more information, we're here to help!

    +1 250 290-0065

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