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December 14 - December 18
Private Lodge Rate
6 Spots Left
|Trip Dates||Nights||Per Person||Private Lodge Rate||Status|
|December 14 - December 18||4||$2400||$2200||6 Spots Left||
If you have your AST-1 and want to further develop your backcountry safety knowledge; this course is for you! The AST–2 course builds on the foundations of your AST-1 and provides a more advanced decision-making framework for traveling in avalanche terrain. The course comprises of both indoor theory sessions at the Lodge and hands on field days amongst the famous McGillivray Pass terrain.
The primary focus will be on a developing and implementing a system for assessing and evaluating potential avalanche slopes in the backcountry in regards to the hazard that they present. The course will emphasize the practical collection and analysis of relevant data that an average backcountry skier would be able to use as the basis for making their decisions regarding travel in avalanche terrain.
Flexi Rate: $2,400 +gst
Deposit $1000 at booking
Balance due at 10 weeks
Cancellation policy: If your cancellation request is received more than 10 weeks before the start date, the deposit will be refunded, minus a $275 booking fee. The final balance is due at 10 weeks. If the cancellation is received between 4 – 10 weeks, 50% of the total trip cost will be refunded. If cancelled less than 4 weeks from the start of the trip, the cost of the trip cannot be refunded. All cancellations must be received in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Whitecap recommends that trip cancellation and interruption insurance, including medical coverage be purchased within 24 hours of booking your trip.
If the trip is cancelled by Whitecap due to availability the full cost of the trip will be refunded. It is your responsibility to make sure you can travel to British Columbia before booking the trip. There are no other refunds for trip interruptions, poor weather, or acts of force majeure. The Evacuation fund is included under this rate.
Advance purchase rate: $2200 +gst
Full amount taken at the time of booking, non refundable.
If there is a government-mandated closure of the Lodge, you will receive a refund less $550. If the trip is cancelled by Whitecap due to availability the full cost of the trip will be refunded. It is your responsibility to make sure you can travel to British Columbia before booking the trip. There are no other refunds for trip interruptions, poor weather, or acts of force majeure. The Evacuation fund is included under this rate.
What you will learn in an AST-2:
Online webinar – Date/time TBD – 45 minute meet and greet, course introduction and trip plan
Dec 14 – Meet at Pemberton Airport at 8am for your helicopter safety briefings
Dec 14 – Half field day and theory session
Dec 15 – Full field day and evening theory session
Dec 16 – Full field day and evening theory recap/self-study
Dec 17 – Full field day/self-study
Dec 18 – Half field day
Dec 18 – Fly out from the Lodge at midday.
Complimentary rental extras upon availability: