Pro Av SAR: Ketchum Idaho, FEBRUARY 16-19, 2022
Pro Av SAR: Ketchum Idaho, FEBRUARY 16-19, 2022
Pro Av SAR: Ketchum Idaho, FEBRUARY 16-19, 2022
Pro Av SAR: Ketchum Idaho, FEBRUARY 16-19, 2022

Pro Av SAR: Ketchum Idaho, FEBRUARY 16-19, 2022

Regular price $650.00
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Pro Av SAR

This course focuses on organized avalanche rescue fundamentals and represents international state of the art knowledge on the subject.  The course is designed for professional avalanche workers, including ski patrols and SAR team members who respond to avalanche incidents as an organized unit. Topics include, multiple burial, close proximity problems, deep burials, extended rescue/recovery operations along with the application of other search devices such as RECCO.

SAS is a member of the Mountain Safety.info International working group and collaborates with the research and development of rescue techniques with 26 other countries. SAS is also a member of the International Commission for Alpine Rescue (ICAR) and serves on the Avalanche Commission. The techniques and skills you learn in this class have been vetted and tested in alpine countries around the world.  The Pro Av SAR proficiencies and guidelines are recognized and developed by the American Avalanche Association (A3).

SPONSORED BY THE SAWTOOTH AVALANCHE CENTER

INSTRUCTORS: MANUEL GENSWEIN, JIM DONOVAN

KETCHUM IDAHO FEBRUARY 16-19, 2022

 

Why choose us?

SAS is a laboratory of best practice. As the nation's longest running avalanche education provider, we take great pride in developing new ways forward; testing and employing approaches and strategies in our courses and operations, training future generations of snow pros and annually participating in national/international efforts to continuously refine the tools, technologies, tactics and techniques of avalanche education, snow safety and rescue. The School that introduced the US to avalanche training in the 20th century, continues to lead what avy ed looks like in the 21st century.