The final video blog from Banff 2014 catches up with our trainee ski and snowboard instructors on the day of their CSIA/CASI level 2 results. This year all of the trainees walked away with the level 2 qualification so there was definitely reason for celebration. Congratulations team!
After the excitement of the previous week, week six was an opportunity for the trainees to get back into their training schedule and let their minds and bodies recover. The week began with the AST level 1 course: this is an introduction to avalanche safety and gives trainees an understanding of how to use avalanche safety equipment (transceivers, probes & shovels) and how to […]
It’s been a busy few weeks in sunny Banff. The trainees have already made massive changes to their skiing and snowboarding, thanks to their trainers Kenji and Jesse up at Sunshine Village. Other than spending time on the hill training and enjoying the amazing snow, the guys and girls have been enjoying everything that Banff has to offer and have become a really close […]
Week 5 of the Banff course was all about the CSIA level 1 exam. On the two days before the exam Kenji fine-tuned everyones skiing so that the crew was as prepared as possible. The course conductor (examiner) was former Peak Leaders Trainee Tom Bazley. Tom was a trainee on Peak Leaders Nakiska Canada course back in 2004. Having completed the course Tom worked at […]