#084 Australia - avalanche AST1 course with Avalanche Australia

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Here's an auction item that could save your life, literally. And the lives of others you ski and snowboard with.

Upgrade your safety skills with an AST1 course thanks to Avalanche Australia. The Avalanche Canada Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 Course provides an entry-level decision-making framework that is based on the most advanced knowledge available.

It is suitable for use by people with little experience in entering the side / backcountry and will provide the prerequisite knowledge required for further avalanche training;

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Understand the basics of avalanche formation and release.

  • Identify avalanche terrain.

  • Know the steps required to plan and carry out a trip.

  • Use the Avaluator™ as a decision-making tool in areas where trips are rated using the Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES) and where Avalanche Danger Ratings and Avalanche Bulletins are available.

  • Find resources for obtaining ATES terrain ratings if their trip is not rated.

  • Find resources for obtaining Avalanche Danger Ratings and Avalanche Bulletins if these are not available.

  • Use appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain.

  • Carry out a companion rescue.

  • Understand the limits of their training.

Courses are based out of Jindabyne in New South Wales and Mt Hotham in Victoria throughout the 2020 winter.


All proceeds from winning bid will benefit WIRES, Wildlife Victoria, Wildlife Rescue South Coast and Australian Red Cross

Auction item 084 terms and conditions: Course dates are subject to availability and includes: Textbook, CAC Avaluator, two full days of instruction (one day indoors & one day in the field)

Value: AUD $300.00
Bidding ended: 9:00pm, 17 February 20209:00pm, Monday 17 February 2020Australia/Sydney
Bids for this item are in Australian Dollars.


Bidder Time Bid
Patrick Anglin 9:04pm 12 Feb 2020 $320
Montana Hawkins 12:15pm 12 Feb 2020 $220
Andrew Chau 7:46am 12 Feb 2020 $200
Patrick Anglin 7:15pm 11 Feb 2020 $180