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Join Date: Oct 2007
Four hour avalanche awareness, avoidance and rescue class.
Instructor: Mike Duffy. Level I & II Avalanche instructor Colorado Mountain College, rescue/avalanche team leader/avalanche mission coordinator Vail Mountain Rescue Group, instructor Walter Kirch Avalanche Seminars, graduate of National Avalanche School, National Academy of Winter Guiding. Mountain Snowmobiler for 20 years. Member American Avalanche Association.
-Introduction to avalanches, statistics, contributing factors.
-Signs of instability/stability analysis.
-What to carry and what works best.
-Fast and effective single and multiple burial searches.
-Avalanche survival methods
-Effective hasty search techniques.
-Mistakes in rescue.
-Slide show: Terrain Evaluation/terrain traps.
-Preparing for your trip.
-What to do if lost or injured.