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Trip Information
Name: Avalanche Rescue Skills (ARS)
Starts: Wed Dec 21, 2022
Return: Wed Dec 21, 2022

Registration opens: Mon Nov 28, 2022
Event category: Practice
Difficulty grade: A1  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 1

Organizer: Jim Nosella
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Trip Planning Questions

When was the last time you took an AST course (or equivalent)?

What is the brand and model of your transceiver?

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Participant Information

I often get feedback that people would like to try 2-4 target scenarios, but often lack dummy transceivers to search for. This is the opportunity for you to test drive the more advanced flagging, suppression, or marking features on your modern transceiver. There will be no basic single transceiver scenarios. We are going to jump directly into 2 and 3 transceiver searches, decision making, and search patterns.

Meetup and logistics
Meeting just outside of Enquist Lodge @ Mt Seymour (10U 503583.42E 5467699.82N). Please click the link and look at the satellite image. People are often confused exactly where to meet. We will be using the shoulder to the south of the cutblock where the long removed Ridgeline Chair used to be. If you arrive late, please walk 50m south and meet us at the cutblock we're using. Link to Gaia map showing the rough outline of the "slide path" we will be using.

Start at 5:30 PM. Wrap up at 8:00 ish. Since this event is after 4:00 PM, you do not need a BC Parks day pass. Feel free to arrive late if you can't leave work early enough. I am open to staying as late as people would like to search for targets or talk about snow science.

You may opt to travel on whatever gear you feel is most appropriate for the conditions: skis, snowshoes, or boots. Remember to bring a head lamp.

I am a member of the Canadian Avalanche Association. I am not a guide. This is not a course and there is no defined curriculum. This is not a suitable replacement for AST1 or similar.

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