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Companion Rescue Workshop

Friday, February 06, 2015

To benefit the CAIC

Join the CAIC, patrollers from A-Basin, and patrollers from neighboring ski areas for a day of classroom instruction and hands-on outdoor scenarios on how to make solo and group avalanche rescues.

Below is what we had planned for the 2013 CRW, we are looking forward to showing you the 2015 plans- stay tuned!

Workshop is limited to 50 participants with backcountry experience.

Click here to download the 2013 FAQ.

Workshop includes: 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

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.

If you need to rent equipment, Wilderness Sports has beacons, shovels, probes and ski equipment available. Shop hours are 9:00am-7:00pm. The Dillon store is located at 701 E. Anemone Trail; their phone number is 970.468.5687.

Workshop Cost: $50 - Registration will be available on A-Basin's E-Store.

Discounted lift ticket: $25 day of workshop for participants only
Discounted Beacon Bowl (2/8/14) entry: $20 ($5 off)

5:00 p.m. - Friday night (2/7/14) spaghetti dinner and presentation at
A-Basin - open to all participants and to the public - bring your friends.
Cost: $15