Introduction to Backcountry Skiing/Riding and Avalanche Rescue - August 2 at La Parva
This is a 1-day course introduces skiers and boarders to backcountry skiing/riding. It is your first step in becoming a reliable backcountry skiing/riding partner.
Participants learn to recognize and safely travel in simple avalanche terrain.
Familiar with weather critical factors and avalanche problems.
Efficiently perform trailhead avalanche transceivers group checks.
Become proficient with transceiver rescue during a single and multiple victims avalanche accidents.
Practice transceiver to probe transitions, and how to perform "tunnel" excavation.