ADVG 2820
Apprentice Ski Guide (80 hours)
Credits: 3
Campus
TO
ADVS
This certification course evaluates candidates according to standards established by the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides. The course involves evaluating and coaching guiding techniques, while simulating a guide-client relationship and managing winter and avalanche hazards, as well as route selection, information gathering, decision making, and uphill and downhill tracksetting. The course demands a high level of proficiency in backcountry skiing or snowboarding in mountainous and glaciated terrain. This course is an apprentice guide standard recognized by HeliCat Canada and the Backcountry Lodges of British Columbia Association.
Prerequisite: ADVG 2230 and ADVG 2580