Avalanche Educations Rescue

A3 Avalanche Rescue

Companion & Team Rescue Clinic
Bear Valley, California

 

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Taught by AAA Certified Avalanche Instructor and AAA Professional Member
Course Curriculum is Certified and Approved by the American Avalanche Association   Avalanche Rescue course curriculum

1 days / 8 hours / Cost: $185.00

Avalanche Rescue Course is a new component of the American Avalanche Associations progression of avalanche education.  The fundamental goal of the course is to give participants the skills necessary to safely perform a companion or team rescue in the event of an incident.

The Avalanche RescueCourse revolves around four core curriculum areas: Rescue Principles, Equipment and Applications, the Companion Rescue Process, and Victim Basic Care.  With the completion of this one-day course, participants should have a better skill set for understanding the hazards of avalanches, what is required to perform a search of one or more buried individuals, and what is necessary to rescue a victim once they are found.

While this course can be taken by itself, it is not intended to replace the Avalanche Level 1 Course.  Additionally, the Avalanche Rescue Course is a prerequisite for people looking to take the Avalanche Level 2 Course, Pro-1, and the ProSAR courses.

The California Ski Guides instructor staff is composed of a combination of certified instructors, ski patrollers, and professional backcountry ski and Splitboard guides.  All of our staff members have real-world avalanche experience from years of guiding around the world.  They will be your instructors in some of the essential hands-on learning that you could ever do.

Departure: Bear Valley, California
Meeting at: California Ski Guides Office - Bear Valley Lodge
Group Size: Limited to  12 clients
Instructor to Client Ratio: 1:6
Prerequisites: Winter Travel; Avalanche Level One course recommended but not required.
Best Airport: Sacramento, Ca.

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