Hangfire Avalanche Training provides Avalanche Safety Training (AST) 1 and AST2 courses to skiers, snowboarders and snowmobilers throughout western Canada. The company’s vision has been to develop avalanche training that follows the Canadian Avalanche Center curriculum and is rider orientated, with emphasis on safe terrain negotiation, rescue techniques, and hazard awareness. Check out the course dates if you or someone you know should be taking a course. 

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A group practicing proper shovelling techniques.

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Classroom setting for discussions and teaching.

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Digging snowpits

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Analyzing snowpack layers after a compression test failure.

Looking at crystal formations of the snowpack.

Looking at crystal formations of the snowpack.

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Probing practice

Once again here’s the course dates.

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Instructor Ryan Johanneson playing on his freetime. This is the kind of teacher you want to learn from. Photo Tim Grey

Ryan Johannesen, Chatter Creek, photo by Tim Grey (TGFG)

Ryan Johannesen, Chatter Creek, photo by Tim Grey (TGFG)

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