Chloe Vance tells her story on her starting journey in winter avalanche safety skills with the article Earning Turns with The Ladies, so check it out! With links to various women’s specific winter skills training programs this article is a great resource and just might push you to take that AST1 course you’ve been talking about for ages.
Did you know that different levels of Avalanche Skills Training courses are offered ongoing in Alberta during the winter season through a number of different educators? These AST (for short) courses are for those of us interested in all kinds of winter mountain activities, including but not limited to: nordic skiing, back country skiing, tobogganing, hiking, ice climbing, snowmobiling.
Winter in Canada can be awfully cold, but with the right gear, training, good friends, and a delicious lunch, an amazing day spent exploring can be had!