AVALANCHE & BACKCOUNTRY COURSES IN HAKUBA


OPEN THE GATES TO A NEW WORLD

Ever wondered what lies behind the backcountry gates of ski resorts around the world? We can show you! Hakuba is a world class playground for backcountry lovers, with convenient lift access into incredible Alpine and Treeline terrain, this is the perfect place to adventure into the unknown with internationally qualified guides.

You will be touring with the experts. Our sister company, Evergreen Backcountry Guides, is one of the leading educators in Hakuba for avalanche awareness and safe backcountry travel, through facilitation of the Canadian Avalanche Association’s (CAA) Avalanche Skills Training (AST) and Companion Rescue Skills (CRS) programs.

Return yourself to nature, challenge yourself in these natural spaces…be rewarded with life changing experiences.

  • CSIA
  • APSI
  • CASI
  • APSI

AVALANCHE SAFETY TRAINING (2-5 Days)

TAKE AN AVALANCHE SAFETY COURSE IN HAKUBA THIS SEASON


Taking an Avalanche safety course is the first step when making a move into the Backcountry. Instructors Dave Enright, Bill Glude and Jon Conway are professional members of the Canadian Avalanche Association and between them have decades of experience instructing recreational & professional avalanche courses. The Avalanche Skills Training (AST) courses have been developed by the Canadian Avalanche Center and are considered the standard in recreational avalanche training.

About The Guides

This training is delivered in conjunction with the Evergreen Backcountry Guides, training avalanche safety and guiding the Hakuba backcountry professionally for over 20 years. You are in the hands of experts.


Avalanche Skills & Backcountry Touring Clinic (2 Weeks)

Avalanche Safety & Backcountry Training Program


So you’re ready to ride in the backcountry but you don’t know what to do with all the gear in your pack? It’s all good, we’ve got you covered! Join us for two weeks of adventure and personal development as you take your first steps to learning about avalanche safety and backcountry travel.

Not only will you walk away with AST1, CRC and a First Aid Certificate, you’ll never look at the mountains in the same way. This mind blowing course that will expand your horizons forever.

What Is Included

  • Rider development; carving, moguls and off piste sessions.
  • Steep & deep skiing clinics
  • Video analysis sessions
  • 2 days of Avalanche Skills Training (AST)
  • 1 day Companion Rescue Course (CRC)
  • 2 days of instructional backcountry touring

Start Dates

TBC
Arrival in Hakuba no later than one day before start date.

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The 5 Week Freeride Course

LEARN TO RIDE YOUR DREAM TERRAIN


Learn how to safely access and ride the big terrain you’ve always dreamed of. We will coach you on your big mountain technique and give you a tonne of expert guided touring time, so you can develop the tools to make informed decisions and risk assessments in the backcountry. Finally, we will step you through essential medical, search and rescue skills so you can be a dependable member of a touring group.

What Is Included

  • Avalanche Skills Training & Companion Rescue (AST + CR)
  • Avalanche Skills Training & MAT Rescue Course (AST + MAT)
  • Wilderness First Aid Course
  • Educational guided backcountry touring days.

Start Date

Jan 8th, 2018
Arrival in Hakuba no later than one day before start date.

Price

¥690,000

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What are you interested in?

 
  • Evergreen International Ski School
  • Evergreen Outdoor Center
  • Evergreen Backcountry Guides