An introduction to Avalanche Transceivers - The Meadows, Edinburgh

  • £30.00


This is a basic training course designed to introduce you to how an avalanche transceiver works and understanding the 'flux lines' emanated by a transceiver in search mode and how to follow these lines to rescue someone.

We will also show you how to use a probe and a shovel.

WHO:

  • Complete beginners.
  • Weekend Warriors.
  • Experienced on-piste skiers and boarders now ready to begin venturing off-piste safely.
  • Snowsports clubs and mountaineering groups

WHY:

Understanding the importance of 'Companion Rescue' techniques is absolutely crucial when venturing off-piste. It is your best chance of saving a life.
You may own a transceiver, shovel and probe which is a great start, but knowing how to use them is essential. If you don't own any equipment, we can supply it for the training. 
WHERE:

This dryland session will meet at Starbucks at Middle Meadow Walk close to the Meadows, Edinburgh. 

WHEN: 

The training session will last for 2 hours from 10am till approx' 12pm

 

 


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