Avoid Mountain Accidents

How to act facing danger in the mountains

Online hiking course: The 5 keys to hiking will give you the skills to make your activity a unique experience. Find the best routes and avoid getting lost. Everything about the material, orientation, technique, meteorology and how to avoid accidents in the mountains.

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KEY POINTS

  • Activity: Hiking
  • Classes: 17
  • Duration: 3h dedication / 1.5h videos
  • Type: All levels
  • Spanish Language
  • Subtitles: No
  • Downloadable Resources: Yes
  • Diploma: yes
Evitar Accidentes en Montaña

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Risk and danger
  • Decision making in risk situation
  • Most frequent injuries
  • Prevent altitude sickness

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Learn all the essential knowledge of the mid-mountain!

In this course you will learn from Jordi Tosas the most common incidents and accidents in mid-mountain and how we can avoid them.

We will analyze RISK management to make the most appropriate decisions at all times.

With Dr. Aguirre we will analyze the most common injuries in hiking and how we should act in the event of an accident.

More than 1.5 hours of videos and presentations.

This course is part of the course pack:
Hiking Pack. All keys

Get the whole pack at the best price with all the essential knowledge of the middle mountain.

WHO IS IT AIMED AT?

This course is aimed at all those people who go out on the mountain and want to know the tools to analyze the risks and dangers found in it. And thus, to be able to act responsibly.

1 RISK and DANGER - Our capacities and abilities will be decisive

RISK and DANGER – Our capacities and abilities will be decisive

Risk and danger are different but related concepts. Exposing yourself to danger is risky. It all sums up our capabilities.

6 min.
2 MOUNTAIN INCIDENTS - How we should MANAGE THEM correctly

MOUNTAIN INCIDENTS – How we should MANAGE THEM correctly

“No situation is so serious that it is not likely to get worse.” Knowing how to manage incidents is essential.

4 minutes
3 GET LOST in the MOUNTAIN - DESCENDING can save our lives

GET LOST in the MOUNTAIN – DESCENDING can save our lives

Knowing how to act in a situation of loss can save our lives. Low temperatures are often the cause of many deaths.

3 min.
4 The WIND and the WIND CHILD effect - EXTREME Situations

The WIND and the WIND CHILD effect – EXTREME Situations

The wind produces very low thermal sensations (Wind Child). Preventing it will be key to the exit.

3 min.
5 HIGH TEMPERATURES - HEAT Strokes and DEHYDRATION

HIGH TEMPERATURES – HEAT Strokes and DEHYDRATION

High temperatures are the main source of heat stroke and dehydration. Exposing ourselves will not be the smartest thing to do.

2 min.
6 ICE - How to MOVE without slipping

ICE – How to MOVE without slipping

Finding ice on the road can make our movement difficult. To move correctly, we must skate.

4 minutes
7 CROSSING A RIVER - The 2 FACTORS to take into account

CROSSING A RIVER – The 2 FACTORS to take into account

To cross a river we must take into account 2 factors: the temperature and the height of the flow.

3 min.
8 ATTITUDE in front of a STORM - Avoid the RAYS

ATTITUDE in front of a STORM – Avoid the RAYS

The attitude that we must adopt in the face of a storm will be conditioned by the presence of lightning. Not attracting them will be our priority.

5 min.
9 ATTITUDE towards RAIN - PRESERVE the TEMPERATURE of our body

ATTITUDE towards RAIN – PRESERVE the TEMPERATURE of our body

A preventive attitude against the rain will be of great help. Its effects on the body and on the ground are very dangerous.

5 min.
10 Most frequent INJURIES - Dr. Aguirre

Most frequent INJURIES – Dr. Aguirre

Doctor Sergio Aguirre (orthopedist at the Teknon Medical Center) tells us about the most frequent hiking injuries.

6 min.
11 PREVENT INJURIES - What should we know?

PREVENT INJURIES – What should we know?

To prevent injuries it is very important to know the activity, the terrain and the weather.

3 min.
12 ALTITUDE SICKNESS - SHOULD WE DESCEND OR REST?

ALTITUDE SICKNESS – SHOULD WE DESCEND OR REST?

Altitude sickness can alter the functioning of our body. Going down will be the precautionary movement in the face of the threat.

8 min.
13 PREVENT ALTITUDE SICKNESS - ACCLIMATION Method

PREVENT ALTITUDE SICKNESS – ACCLIMATION Method

Acclimatizing will be the method we will use to prevent altitude sickness. Even so, we will be exposed to the risk of suffering from it.

4 minutes
14 P.A.S. METHOD - Protect, Warn and Help

P.A.S. METHOD – Protect, Warn and Help

How do we act in the event of an accident? Dr. Aguirre will give us the order and priorities that we must follow.

4 minutes
15 FIRST AID KIT - What we should take for FIRST AID

FIRST AID KIT – What we should take for FIRST AID

What should we take in the first-aid kit? There are some elements that we cannot forget.

3 min.
16 SIGHTING OF A BEAR - How should we act?

SIGHTING OF A BEAR – How should we act?

Toni Batet, a technician at the Parc Natural de l’Alt Pirineu explains how we should act if we find a bear.

8 min.
17 B4Experience

TEST, validates everything learned

Evaluate for yourself if you have correctly understood all the theory

10 min.

INSTRUCTORS AND COLLABORATORS

Our Staff is made up of professionals with proven experience that will pass on all their years of knowledge to you in a 100% flexible format.

We also rely on collaborators and commercial international brands to provide us with their technical knowledge.

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