Lesson series

Navigation Skills Prep for Mountaineering Courses

Staying found in the mountains 

What's included?

  • Pre-reading assignments
  • Short self-assessment tools
  • Interactive Videos

Mountain Navigation online Class sessions

Prepare your Navigation Skills prior to one of the Canada West Mountain School Mountaineering or Alpine training programs. You will learn essential map, compass and navigation skills navigation strategies to prepare for heading out on your Mountaineering course.

Field trip preparation

Our online Mountain Navigation course provides access all of the pre-trip details and logistics for your course here as well.

Canada West Team

Canada West Mountain School AST courses are taught by our Team of professional Instructors, Guides and Educators

The online portion of our AST-1 course is developed and conducted by Brent Hillier. Brent is one of our Senior AST instructors and has taught more than 100 AST-1 courses over the past 10 years.
Brent Hillier - AST-1 Online course Instructor