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Companion Rescue Class

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Companion Rescue Class

Sunday, January 26, 2014

We will meet in the First Aid room. Students should come prepared to spend time outside in the snow. (Snow pants & coat, warm boots, hat, and gloves.) We will spend a significant amount of time outside. Folks could also bring a snack; 4 hours of class tends to make people hungry! This workshop will teach you the skills to effectively operate a rescue beacon, efficiently probe the snow to determine the victim's location and strategically move snow with your shovel to uncover your companion.

This workshop covers:

  • Case Study - Mt. Proctor, BC
  • Beacon Operations-Fundamentals, Course Search, Fine Search, Practice
  • Probe Use- Overview of Methods, Spiral Method, Beacon Search with Probe
  • Shoveling Strategic vs. Non-Strategic, Strategic Methods (Terracing, V-Shaped, Multiple Rescuers)
  • Putting it all Together

Register

  • Date: January 26th, 2014
  • Time: 9:30am-1:30pm
  • Where: First Aid Room