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FREE AST1 for youth- AABBS

February 17 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Avalanche Awareness Beyond the Boundaries Society (AABBS)

Age 12-18 – Must be strong, intermediate skiing or boarding ability or higher


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 250 Nelson and Rossland area youth between the ages of 12 to 18 since 2009. 


Ages: 12-18

Ability Levels: BLUE & BLACK

Ratio: 8:1

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

Duration: 2.5 days

Price: FREE

Date: February 16th – 18th


* Touring equipment available for rent at the RED Sports Rental shop


Contact RED Mountain's Fall Line: Ski & Snowboard School on 778-457-5001

Town: Rossland, BC
Venue: Red Mountain Resort
Address: 4300 Red Mountain Road