Introduction to safety in avalanche terrain (CSA-1)

Introduction to safety in avalanche terrain (CSA-1)

*For all participants who already know how to use their ski touring or splitboard equipment

Who should take this package?

Skill level required:

  • We ask participant to be able to ski /snowboard down regular tree runs.

  • We ask participant to be willing to challenge themselves.

  • Knowing how to use your touring equipement (Ski or splitboard)

  • Not for beginners. (Skiers or snowboarders)

Package description: CSA-1 Introduction to safety in avalanche terrain

New in 2020, an official certification for safety in avalanche terrain.

Close to 6 hours will be spent in class, but rest assured. the main goal is to take all this knowledge to the outside terrain the very next day!

Taking this class while you are in the Chic-Chocs will provide a great way to put to good use your new practical skills learned in class the day before. You will get to see real avalanche terrain the very next day, all in a safe environnement. Accompanied by a professionnal from Avalanche Quebec, you will get to experience your new knowledge in real avalanche terrain. Obviously, you’ll be skiing safe zones.

Presented by Avalanche Quebec, this introduction class (CSA-1) during White Lips will give you a frame for decision making in avalanche terrain. This official certification is based on the latest evidence and knowledge from around the globe. This class was developped for people with minimal knowledge and experience about avalanche rescue safety and risk management.

This package is also ideal for White Lips participants from the previous years.

Apprentissages en descentes 35%
Descentes 65%

Make my reservation online

Taxes are not included.

Online reservation only For more info or any issues with your reservation, call directly to the Chic-Chac by phone: 1-418-784-3311. Number of participants are limited. First come first served. Limited places available.

Ideal for all participants who already know how to use their ski touring or splitboard equipment, and are looking for an official Avalanche safety class certification.

What does the Introduction to safety in avalanche terrain package includes?

Inclusions at 829.99$+tx

  • 6 hour class about safety in avalanche terrain

  • 2 guided ski touring days

  • Meals and accommodation (3 nights, 8 meals).

  • Sponsor’s surprises!

  • Saturday night party entrance fees

  • Guided night time ski run (with a headlamp)!

  • Access to Miller mountain all weekend (T-bar).

  • An official certification – Makes more advanced classes available in the future

  • Even more surprises!

Other packages are available

Introduction to backcountry skiing (Ski touring and splitboarding)
604,99$+tx

Teachings 30%
Descentes 70%

Never been ski touring or splitboarding in the backcountry? You love skiing and snowboarding and are looking to get into enjoying it in the backcountry? This package is exactly what you’re looking for! The goal is to learn all the basic of ski touring: from security in avalanche terrain to using the right equipment the right way, at the end of White Lips, you’ll have all the info needed to plan a small day trip with your friends. Half a day is reserved for teachings, and then you’ll be taken to the mountains! Do not be mistaken by the 50-50% of learnings, you will be spending most of your time outside!

January 16 to 19th 2020.

2. Ski and fun package
604,99$+tx

Teachings 30%
Descentes 70%

This package is for either participants from previons White Lips edition or women that already know how to use their backcountry equipement (Ski touring or splitboard equipment)(splitboards, touring skis). Want to optimize runs instead of learning about backountry in general? This package will make it possible to discover new mountain peaks inthe Murdochville / Chic-Chocs area. Ideal package for all participants that want to enjoy the best the chic-chocs have to offer, in the best ambiance possible!

4. Management in avalanche terrain (GTA) package
799,99$+tx

Teachings 20%
skiing 80%

This new “decision making and management in avalanche terrain” class was developed by Avalanche Quebec in 2016 to bridge the gap between CSA-1 and 2, the official certifications. The class was created for those who want a deeper understanding of the skills you need to plan your trips in avalanche terrain. This cllass was developed by Avalanche Quebec in 2016 to bridge the gap between CSA-1 and 2, the official certifications.

January 16 to 19th 2020