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

Participant Information Form

Please fill in our participant information form. The form is designed to give us a snapshot of your skills and provide the best experience for you.


Step 3

Read the Gear List

Make sure to read the gear list and all policies in our questions section.Our FAQ page has a lot of insight into common questions. For gear lists specific to your course or trip, please refer back to the course page of that specific trip.

Go to FAQ

Step 4

Watch the Videos

This online course must be completed prior to the field days of your course.  Give yourself 2 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 5

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 from the start of your course.

In less than 48h you will be responsible for securing a pass from Whistler Resort directly.

reserve your ticket

Meeting location

 Please refer to your sign up email for which location you will be meeting at.  Please note: Special trips  and courses will have a different location outside of the ones listed here and please refer to your packet!


Please meet your guide at 8:00 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 or trip email to verify.

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

Get Directions

Frequently Asked Questions

Avalanche Courses Gear List

Cancellation Policy