Course Description

Format:

1 day (8 hours) field component

Date | Location: 

3.8.20  Field Component | Lolo Pass Backcountry

Price: $175.00

Women’s SAVY Avalanche Rescue Course

This season’s new females only “SAVY” Avalanche Rescue Course is designed for current and aspiring female backcountry travelers. This course is a focused day of rescue practice and learning. This course will cover rescue fundamentals, such as survival statistics, survival strategies, and first response tactics. We will take time to demonstrate and then practice transceiver searches, airbag deployment, strategic shoveling, and team rescue response. We will discuss what to carry in the field, recommended training for backcountry travel, and emergency response strategies. This is a great opportunity to learn or hone your avalanche rescue response skills. This course will take place 100% in the field.

This course is a pre-requisite for the Professional Level 1 course.

This course will cover:

  • Survival statistics
  • Survival strategies
  • Transceiver fundamentals
  • Single beacon search practice
  • Shoveling methodology
  • Multiple burial search techniques
  • Introduction to airbags & other tools
  • Rescue response drills

Additional Information

What is included:

  1. Professional instruction
  2. Course workbooks
  3. Classroom and field instruction
  4. Lift tickets (unless otherwise noted), if the course is operating out of a ski area

What is not included:

  1. Transportation to and from the trailhead
  2. Personal gear
  3. Avalanche rescue gear
  4. Food

 

COURSE REGISTRATION:

Womens SAVY | Avalanche Rescue Course | Lolo Pass

  • If notice of cancellation is received within 30 days of the course we will offer a full refund. If notice is received 14-30 days before the course we will offer a 50% refund of course costs. If notice of cancellation is received within 14 days of the course no refund can be given.
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