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Companion Rescue Workshop

Friday, February 06, 2015

Presented by Outdoor Research to benefit the CAIC

Join the CAIC, patrollers from A-Basin, and other industry leaders for a day of classroom instruction and hands-on outdoor scenarios on how to make solo and group avalanche rescues

Workshop is limited to 50 participants with backcountry experience.

Want to check out the FAQs for 2015? Click HERE.



Workshop to include:
An introduction to the newest equipment and technology, beacon and probe techniques, deep burial and strategic shoveling techniques, search pattern organization and implementation, rescue, extrication and evacuation, emergency care and sled building techniques

Sponsored by OR- Outdoor Research:

Thank you to our friends at MtnStuff for providing so many fantastic OR- Outdoor Research clothing and accessories. Your entry includes a raffle during the dinner and presentation with a chance to win all great things OR!

Pre-requisites:
Participant must have a valid A-Basin season pass or lift ticket, must have backcountry equipment (beacon, probe, shovel), previous backcountry experience, come dressed appropriately and feel comfortable on intermediate ski terrain

Timing:
Registration: 7:00am second floor of the A-Frame on the north end
Workshop start: 8:00am inside introduction with course outline and objectives
Outdoor course work: 9:00am-12:00pm
Lunch: 12:00pm-1:15pm lunch not included
Outdoor course work: 1:30pm-4:30pm
Debrief and wrap-up: 4:30pm-5:00pm
Dinner and speaker presentation: 5:00pm-7:00pm included in cost of workshop

Workshop Cost:
$50
Includes dinner and presentation

Discounted lift ticket:
$25 day of workshop for participants only

Discounted Beacon Bowl entry:
February 7th, 2015
$20
Find more information about the 2015 Beacon Bowl here

Presentation:
Kevin Kelble
Flight Paramedic FP-C
Flight For Life Colorado
Will talk about Avalanche Resuscitation plus the new IKAR Triage Checklist for multiple buried patients
Raffle included with dinner purchase
Bring your family and friends!

Dinner:
$15 + tax
5:00pm-7:00pm in the A-Frame

Sample Menu:
Spaghetti with meat sauce and vegetarian option
Ceasar Salad
Garlic Bread
Assortment of Sweet Bites

Equipment Rental:

Wilderness Sports has beacons, shovels, probes and ski equipment available.
Store hours are 9:00am-7:00pm
701 E. Anemone Trail Dillon, Co 80435
970-468-5687