Snow and avalanches trainings

In partnership with ANENA : National association for the study of snow and avalanches

Avalanche rescuing training

DVA 1: Deal with a simple avalanche rescue

Level: beginner to intermediary • 8 participants max • Half-day training

Training fare: 25 €/person

Includes an educational booklet

Objectives

  • Being able to lead alone a search and the excavating of a victim

  • Being able to efficiently participate in a group search organized by a leader 

 

After the training you will be able to:​

  • Efficiently carry and use your equipment;

  • Participate in the Send/Search test mode with the group;

  • Use the elementary functions of your avalanche beacon;

  • Deploy basic actions in case of an accident;

  • Alert mountain rescue;

  • Efficiently search and localize a buried victim in a simple scenario;

  • Excavate a victim using a specific technic.

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DVA1 : Deal with a simple avalanche rescue

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Snowshoeing session

Dealing with the risk of an avalanche in a snowshoeing hike

Level: beginner to intermediary • 8 participants max • One-day training

Training fare: 70 €/person

Includes an educational booklet

Objectives

  • Gain the basic knowledge regarding avalanche risk during a snowshoeing hike: snow science, practice and security over a snow-covered terrain.

 

After the training you will be able to:​

  • Analyze the avalanche risk estimation bulletin;

  • Detect the unfavorable snow and weather conditions;

  • Observe and analyze the different surface states of the snow mantle;

  • Read and interpret the unfavorable terrain clues;

  • Evaluate the stability of the snow mantle from a simple tool;

  • Use simple progression strategies on a snow-covered terrain;

  • Communicate information and basic instruction with the group.

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Snowshoeing session

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contact@ivressedesmontagnes.com

+33 07 89 84 61 83

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