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.
Next training : March 23, 2019
Price per participant*1 day (9h-14h)Information at +33 623 436 355
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Program

  • 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

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

The price includes
Training by a high mountain guide
Possible loan of material of safety
The price doesn't includes
Transportation at the meeting place
Equipment rental
Accommodation and restoration
Gear
-Ski or racket
-Ski boots
-Bâtons
-Backpack with snack
-If you have your DVA take it, otherwise we can lend you
Meeting's info
The training takes place on La Clusaz.
Meeting point: Parking des confins.
Appointment time: 8:45
(Attention to traffic on weekends to climb to La Clusaz)
Dispersion time: 14h/15h
Maps link : https://goo.gl/maps/VCW2Q3Lz6K22
Private
You have the opportunity to privatize your guide, the price is 390 € a day, the guide can take between 6 and 8 participants in training.
Required level
Beginner or participant wishing to improve his avalanche search technique or for an update.
Gear
We lend you DVA + SHOVEL + PROBE for this training
For further information, please contact us

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