Booking for : Companion Rescue

    Companion Rescue



    We are currently taking private group bookings.

    Please fill out the contact form with a date request.

    Want to feel more confident with your rescue skills and equipment?

    Did your AST 1 & would like a refresher?


    » 1 day course

    » Takes place 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

    » Outside & social distancing is maintained

    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

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

    Required equipment

    » 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

    » Mask

    Gear guide

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    Gear Guide



    $189 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


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

    *Available as an add on to AST 1, Sled Camps & Learn to Tour Camps


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    Refund policy

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

    If cancelled before the 14 day mark you will be charged a $35 processing fee and receive a full refund minus $35 (not applicable to online courses).

    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 & 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 do not show up to a course if you are feeling sick or have been exposed to anyone with Covid 19 in the previous 2 weeks to your course. Our instructors can send home students if they show up ill & we will work together with them to reschedule a date.

    Physical distancing will be maintained during courses & camps. If physical distancing can not be maintained (ie gondola) students will be required to wear a face covering (buff / face mask).

    Please respect physical distancing and Covid regulations during our courses / camps.

    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 : $189 / 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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