Avalanche Skills Training 1


Do you venture out of bounds, off the trails or into thebackcountry? Avalanche Skills Training (AST 1) is your place to start.  

Keilir Adventure Studies Program offers a three day course in Avalanche Skills Training where you’ll learn how to recognize avalanche terrain and how to self rescue.

What you will learn in AST 1

  • Avalanche formation and release
  • Identify avalanche terrain
  • The basics of trip planning
  • Optimal use of tools and resources like the avalanche forecasts to mitigate your avalanche risk
  • Use appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain
  • Intro to companion rescue
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Course information

  • Date: 24 - 26 March 2017
  • Price: 60.000 ISK
  • Cut-off date: December 15
  • Maximum number of students: 16
  • Minimum participation for the course to run: 6


Below you can choose the form of payment. If paying with creditcard, you will be transferred to a secure payment site of Dalpay where you can finalized the payment.

You can also choose payment with bank transfer.

  • Bank account number: 542-26-663
  • ID.nr: 500507-0550

Please put your name as explanation and send a confirmation of payment to greidslur@keilir.net 

Price: 60.000 ISK