Location: Brighton Resort Base Area at the Prival Education Dome Tent
Date: February 13th, 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 Brighton Resort. The AM course is as follows. 0900-1130. The PM course will be held from 1230-1500.
Remember in the event of an avalanche partner rescue is crucial to a live recovery. 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.