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Managing Avalanche Terrain


Would you like to improve your decision making skills & ability to manage terrain while traveling in the backcountry?


» 1 day course

» Located in the backcountry

» Available for Ski / Snowboard or Sled

» Stay Wild is an Avalanche Canada AST Provider

What you will learn

» Terrain evaluation

» Safe travel techniques

» How to mitigate risk when traveling in the backcountry

» Decision making strategies

» Route planning

» Risk management

» How to read terrain & line choice


Avalanche Skills Training Level 1

Required equipment

» Touring equipment if taking ski/snowboard specific course (touring skis, skins, splitboard)

» Mechanically sound snowmobile if taking sled specific course

» Helmet

» Transceiver (3 antenna)

» Probe (3 meter recommended)

» Shovel

» Warm clothing

» Food

» Trail pass (for sled course)

» Day ticket to Kicking Horse (for ski / snowboard course)

Equipment rentals

» We now offer splitboard rentals out of Golden, BC!

For touring skis, splitboards & safety equipment check out:

» Selkirk Sports & Avalanche Safety Solutions in Golden
» MEC in Kelowna
» Revelstoke Powder Rentals


$189 + GST per person

Private Group Pricing:

$945 + GST up to 5 people
$1135 + GST up to 6 people
$1520 + GST up to 8 people

Does NOT include trail fees for sled course

Does NOT include lift ticket at resorts to access the backcountry.

Available as an add on to Avalanche Skills Training Level 1


Gift Card

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.

Why book with us?

  • Small group sizes
  • Flexible location choices
  • Ladies only groups available
  • Splitboard or skis welcome
  • Avalanche Canada certified instructors
  • Local knowledge
  • Snowmobile Specific Available
  • Welcoming & Comfortable learning environment

Alex Giesbrecht

Lead instructor, avalanche technician at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Canadian Avalanche Association Level 2 Avalanche Operations, CAA professional member, NUOEC first aid ticket, Avalanche Canada AST Instructor and has been teaching Avalanche Skills Training for 8 years.

Additional Info

  • Duration : 1 day
  • Price : $189 / per person
  • Location : Golden, Revelstoke, Kelowna, Fernie or others upon request.


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

+1 250 290-0065

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