Learn how to use avalanche rescue equipment: DVA, Shovel and Probe.

In the mountains, having the right equipment is a necessity, but even the best equipment in the world is useless in the event of an accident if we do not know how to use it properly. Our basic training "avalanches" brings you the necessary knowledge. It concentrates everything related to avalanche rescue, as well as the behavior to have in the field. You'll have an overview of equipment, snow, avalanches and search methods that save you time. By working with the latest security technologies developed, you will learn the essential rules on finding victims, shoveling and polling.
La Clusaz - Aravis
1 day
Reservation request
For more information, contact us at +33 623 436 355


  • Overview of equipment, snow and avalanches
  • Essential rules for finding victims
  • Behavior to adopt in case of avalanche
  • Practical training and behavior in the field
  • Use the latest security equipment.
  • Check DVA partner / group
  • Signal search and interference
  • Fine multi-victim search
  • Survey
  • shoveling
  • Pass an alert message and first aid

In partnership with the company ORTOVOX that will allow you to test the equipment.

Required level : This activity is dedicated to beginners or to people who wants to improve or update their avalanche researching knowledge.

Good to know about the adventure
Learn how to use avalanche rescue equipment: DVA, Shovel and Probe.

Date and meeting point
Meet at 8:30am to bus station carpark of Thônes.

Time and meeting place could change according to the weather conditions. Your guide would contact you in case of any changes.
The price includes
Training by a high mountain guide
Possible loan of material of safety - Take your own equipment if you have
The price doesn't includes
Transportation at the meeting place
Equipment rental
Accommodation and restoration
Group of 8 people max / 1 guide
Required gear
Ski or snowshoe
Ski boots
Meeting place
Thônes - Bus station carpark
For further information, please contact us

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