Another week has flown-by out here in Banff. It isn’t long until the guys and girls have to put the past couple of months training to the ultimate test and take their level 2 assessment. The start of week 9 marked the dreaded 2-week countdown. If there were any changes that the trainees needed to make to their skiing or snowboarding it would be […]
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!
So it’s all over, officially the end of an era. The last 11 weeks have flown-by for everyone out here and as the trainees move on to pastures new they’ll all remember Banff with the fondest of memories. In fairness, to say that most of the guys and girls will remember their last week in Banff with fondness would be a bit of a […]
With just four weeks remaining of the course the trainees have made no secret of the fact that they want to see and do as much as they can in the time they have left in Canada. The past couple of weeks, like the 7 weeks before, have been a high tempo mix of: training and extracurricular activities on the hill, combined with plenty […]
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 […]