Avalanche Rescue

Correct use of DVA, Shovel and Probe

You will learn how to use an AVD (avalanche victim detector) and we will carry out avalanche rescue practices. You will learn to carry out a practical search for an avalanche victim with DVA (Arva), from its location, probing and unearthing.

We will also review basic safety concepts in the winter mountains such as the avalanche danger bulletin, actions in the event of an accident, RECCO…

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SUMMARY

  • 1 day
  • From €75/person
  • Fitness: Accessible to all
  • Experience level: All levels
  • Activity: Winter Mountain
  • In person (propose location)
  • Minimum 4
  • Cancellation policy: Pol. Cancellation 2
  • Diploma: Yes
  • Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English

DEPARTURE/s CONFIRMED/s

Vallter– Avalanche Rescue Course

06/04/2024 – 1 day
75€/person

CONTACT

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Quick search with DVA
  • Notification protocol for emergency teams
  • Modern paleo technique
  • Rescue practices

COURSE DESCRIPTION

You will learn how to use an AVD (avalanche victim detector) and we will carry out avalanche rescue practices. You will learn to carry out a practical search for an avalanche victim with DVA (Arva), from its location, probing and unearthing.

We will also review basic safety concepts in the winter mountains such as the avalanche danger bulletin, actions in the event of an accident, RECCO…

You’ll learn:

  • Understand how a DVA works
  • Search practices with DVA
  • Rapid Probing and Digging Techniques
  • Protocol in case of accident in the snow
  • Review of basic interpretation contents of the Avalanche Danger Bulletin

Training opens the doors of access to new adventures. It is not a simple guided tour, it is about complementing the concepts of our course “Avalanche risk management, online part of STA1” or those learned from our own experience.

WHO IS IT AIMED AT?

Intended for all mountain lovers who want to enter the snowy terrain safely.

Mountaineering and off-piste skiers, splitboarding, mountaineering and any activity that takes place on snowy terrain. All lovers of sports in the mountains have basic knowledge acquired from their own practice, but validating and expanding them with an approved guide and following the B4Experience pedagogical model will allow you to go further, as well as consolidate and master all this knowledge.

ITINERARY

We adapt all our courses to the level of the participants so that they can always get the most out of the course

Workshop 1

Understanding Arva and reception distances according to model

Workshop 2

P.A.S. in avalanches

Workshop 3

Practice search for buried Arva

Workshop 4

Survey and paleo practice

WHAT INCLUDES

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • AEGM mountain guide.
  • downloadable material

THE SERVICE EXCLUDES

  • Meals and overnight stay (can be managed).
  • Personal equipment: Clothing, footwear,
  • Arva, Shovel and Probe (if only one is missing, the instructor will leave it, if we cannot manage the rental).
  • Everything not included in the “INCLUDED” section.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

  • Training Plan (Optional)

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