Companion Rescue

2016-2017 Prival - Education Series - Solitude

Location: Solitude Resort Base Area at the Prival Education Tent

Date: February 16th, 2018 

  Whether you are a seasoned backcountry adventurer, a side country slayer, or looking to get out on your first adventure, reviewing and testing your skills of the essential equipment is pivotal to returning from a safe day of choking down fluffy powder.

   Travel in the backcountry begins with a firm foundation in the theory and use of essential rescue/retrieval equipment.  In the Prival Companion Rescue course you begin with an overview of terrain mitigation and learn how use an avalanche forecast and weather observations to formulate backcountry travel plans. You will work hands on with our instructors and trained professional athletes, learning the theory and techniques for properly using an avalanche beacon, probe, and shovel.  In a controlled environment, you will also simulate single and multiple burial scenarios, learning how to efficiently and effectively locate and extract a buried victim. 

This course is two and a half hours long and standing outside for the duration is required. Demo beacons, probes, and shovels are available upon request. This course will be held at the base area of Solitude Resort. We will offer two course per day.  The AM and PM courses are as follows. 0900-1130 and 1230-1500.

   Remember in the event of an avalanche CPR and or first aid is almost always issued. Continuing your education into proper basic life support and advanced avalanche safety skills is a must.  We look forward to helping you begin your quest for knowledge towards the backcountry avalanche chain of survival. For a more info call us at (801) 441-8731 or visit PRIVAL online.

Class Type
Companion Rescue
Price
50.00
Class Provider
Prival - Education Series - Solitude (801) 441-8731
Start Date
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Region
Salt Lake