Avalanche skills & knowledge for safe backcountry touring…
Summit Mountain Guides is a registered Avalanches Skills Training – AST provider. On our courses, you will learn to recognize hazardous terrain, manage your exposure and evaluate avalanche risk. Whether you are starting up or interested in deepening your knowledge we have a course that suit your needs. Our recreational avalanche courses follow the Avalanche Canada model.
These highly experiential courses give you safe exposure to the local backcountry. Our courses take place in the Selkirk Mountain near beautiful Nelson British Columbia. Our instructors are professionals and have years of field experience, industry training and a deep knowledge of safe backcountry travel. They are also very personable, fun and passionate about the backcountry.
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Sign up for one of our AST programs and expand your knowledge and confidence.