MOTORIZED AVALANCHE AWARENESS AND COMPANION RESCUE – December 28th, 2019
This 10 hour course will review the American Avalanche Association Training curriculum, companion rescue proficiency, recent industry curriculum updates, and advanced and continuing education topics.
Schedule & Location
- December 28th, 2019
- The Last Resort. 14254 Salmon La Sac Rd. Ronald, WA 509-649-2222
- Sunday 7am-5pm Arrive in your gear with your Sled loaded and fueled ready to ride. After a short classroom review we will hit the field.
- Have a snowmible or snowbike in good running condition and be comfortable riding it at an intermediate level in avalanche terrain.
- Three antenna avalanche transceiver. Less than 3-year old.
- Metal shovel with an extendable handle
- 3-meter Probe
- Backpack with avalanche rescue compartment.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Access local avalanche bulletin and learn to understand & apply.
- Describe where and why avalanches occur. Key components for formation.
- Human Factors. Identify & apply simple decision tools to prepare for traveling in avalanche terrain.
- Apply risk management tools: safety equipment, trailhead checks, and communication.
- Learn procedures for Basic Companion Rescue: Skills Practical
- Make key observations for snowpack and weather.
- Practice snowpack tests appropriate for the current avalanche problems.
- Identify avalanche terrain in the field.
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