Avalanche Gear; Orientation & Practice for Beginners

December 27th 2012


Description:

5 pm. Meet at MEC (Broadway store) pick up rental gear for those who need it & brief orientation.
6 pm. Meet @ Bean Around the World (Mt Seymour Parkway & Mt Seymour Rd)
Depart for Mt Seymour,
6:20 Meet in downstairs lunch room Lodge Upper Parking lot, review outline & plan for the evening
6:30 pm – 9pm. Conduct gear familiarization & practice; team safety, signal search, victim location (probe practice), victim extraction (shovel techniques), evacuation.
9:30 head for home.
This is not a substitute for existing courses; members are encouraged to enhance their skills to levels appropriate to the risks they intend to undertake.

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