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Free AABBS Course @ Red Mountain Resort

Avalanche Awareness Beyond the Boundaries (AABBS) is a non-profit society formed to provide free Avalanche Skills Training to youth between the ages of 12 to 18 in the Kootenay area. Our aim is to raise awareness and educate youth in decision making about backcountry travel and avalanche safety by providing age appropriate courses in the West Kootenay region.

Thanks to the generosity of the many donors supporting the effort, the AABBS provided free Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) approved Avalanche Skills Training (AST) courses to approximately 300 Nelson and Rossland area youth between the ages of 12 to 18 since 2009. 


Ages: 12-18

Ability Levels: BLUE & BLACK

Ratio: 6:1

Times: Friday 6pm to 9pm and Sat & Sun 9am to 3pm

Duration: 2.5 days

Price: FREE (includes lift ticket if required)

Date: March 1st-3rd


* Touring equipment available for rent at the RED Sports Rental shop at $60 for 2 days


Only 2 spots remaining!!

Next year for my kiddo!!