Thanks for making a reservation!

We are looking forward to having you on our upcoming AST 1+ course in Whistler. In the meantime we have a bit of homework for you so when your trip date arrives all our ducks are in line, expectations are clear, and we won't waste any time getting you outside. 

The Altus Crew

The Process

Step 1

Read and Sign Participant’s Waiver

Hit the link below and be transported to another tab, where you will find our waiver. Review, sign and submit the waiver.  Once you are finished come on back to this page for the remaining riveting steps

Participant’s Waiver

Step 2

Read the Gear List

Make sure to read the gear list and all policies in our questions section at the bottom of this page.

Our FAQ page also has a lot of insight into common questions. 




Step 3

Watch the Videos

This online course must be completed prior to the field days of your course.  Give yourself 2 – 3 hours to work through all the content.

  • Hit the link below
  • Hit “Enroll for free” and create an account to start.

Go to Online course

Step 4

Purchase WB backcountry ticket (if needed)

If you do not have a season’s pass you can purchase a backcountry lift ticket here.

Backcountry tickets must be purchased in advance and are available up to 48 hours before the start of your course.

If you need to purchase a pass and have already missed the 48h window, you will need to secure a pass from Whistler Resort directly.

reserve your ticket

Meeting location

Listed below are our most common meeting locations, please keep an eye out for a group email in the weeks leading up to your course as this will confirm your meeting location. Please note: Special trips  and courses will have a different location outside of the ones listed here.


Please meet your guide at 8:00am unless otherwise indicated in your group email.

HandleBar Cafe

Located near the Blackcomb Gondola, this pizza joint is our primary meeting place for everything Whistler. Be sure to check your course email to verify.

Address: 4557 Blackcomb Way #106, Whistler, BC V8E 0Y2

Get Directions

Frequently Asked Questions

Avalanche Courses Gear List

Cancellation Policy