Canmore Trails and Tales

Field Leader Winter Course

Duration: 07:00 (Approx.)

Four Season Certification (8hrs)

​Field Leader (Winter):

This certification is an extension of other Field Leader courses. This module will review and deepen the event cycle and offers effective group management techniques for cold environments. The Field Leader (Hiking) is a prerequisite to this module. Students will be required to read a 40 page manual and complete attached quizzes before attending the module. Module length is 8 hours, most of which is spent outside. Graduates of the FL (Winter) module are qualified to lead one day trips in low-risk winter environments as defined by the OCC Hiking Terrain Matrix. The scope of practice for a FL (Winter) graduate can be found Here. A minimum of 4 participants are required for the course to run.

Departs from Rotary Friendship Park in downtown Canmore.

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Field Leader Winter Course