Amazing opportunity to gain AST2 experience as
well as ski in one of the most beautiful
in the world during the Christmas Break!
PeakStratagem is partnering with Talus Lodge
ACC Calgary to offer this unique 5 day
Skills Training 2 (AST2) course.
The price is discounted to $1575 for ACC
and includes the cost of the course, heli
in and out, accomodation and food!!
Talus Lodge is located in the heart of the
Canadian Rockies on the BC/Alberta border.
You will experience 5 days of mentored and
catered ski touring as well as the option to
obtain or refresh your avalanche skills with
CAA, AST2 course. Classroom curriculum will
be covered in the mornings and evenings so you
spend more time on the snow, skiing and
the terrain. As part of the AST 2 curriculum
will develop the skills to perform daily
forecasts, select appropriate terrain, develop
route plans, and lead challenging days while
direct supervision of our experienced
Prerequisites: AST1, moderate fitness and
ability. Prerequisites are meant as a
Please contact PeakStratagem if you have any
We will meet at 8:00 am in
McGillvary Drive, after which we will
together to either Alpine Helicopters in
Mt Shark. TBD!!
Helicopter Flight to
Talus Lodge. Companion Rescue training and
Day 2-4: Review of forecasts and planning
over breakfast. Interactive ski day – we
learn while we ski, discussing terrain choices,
snowpack and gathering data as required. Expect
full day of skiing. Evening meeting, classroom
sessions and social.
Day 5 : Half day of skiing. Helicopter flight
Required Items to Bring:
Field Days: Beacon, Shovel, Probe, AT, Skis
or Split Snowboard, Skins, Boots, Poles, Water,
Lunch and Snacks, and Warm Clothes.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Treats, Snacks, beverages and a happy smiley
How to Get There:
See Carpool Info
Carpool Departure Time:
<p><u>Exshaw, #2 Mt, McGillvary Drive</u>,</p>
We will meet at 8 am in Exshaw, #2 Mt,
McGillvary Drive, after which we will carpool
together to either Alpine Helicopters in Canmore
Mt Shark. TBD!!
*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non-recoverable costs). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Calgary Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 05:35 PM.