AIARE Avalanche Rescue


Objectives for this 1 day filed session include:

1) Learning to wear & operate an avalanche beacon.

2) Learning how to perform a mock companion recovery including single and multiple burial search

3) Understanding challenges involving multiple rescuer and learn basic group management



This course will focus on…

• The importance of beacon skills (burial time-survival statistics)

• Beacon operation and search principles

• Demonstration and practice of signal, coarse, fine, and pinpoint searches

• Rescue practice scenarios including group management, probing & shoveling

• Overview of first aid and emergency skills needed in actual rescues