DUE TO COVID, SCRG will not have an Avalanche Seminar for 2020/2021. We'll be back next year, join us then!
Here's the information from last year's seminar
A two day Avalanche Rescue Seminar designed specifically for members of Search and Rescue groups will be held on January 25-26, 2020. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center, Colorado Search and Rescue Board, and the Summit County Rescue Group sponsor this seminar. The basic level will feature instructors from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center and SCRG. The advanced level will feature local guest speakers, CAIC forecasters, and others.
Cost: Basic & Advanced - $100 per person, includes all course materials and handouts. Coffee, refreshments, and lunch will be provided on Saturday.
Location: Summit County, CO
Saturday: Colorado Mountain College, 107 Denison Placer Rd, Breckenridge
Sunday: Outside all day at Fremont Pass
Saturday, January 25, 2020
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Introductions
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lectures, slide shows, and interactive discussion (Lunch Provided)
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Outdoor skill stations
Course Outline - Coming Soon
Sunday, January 26, 2020
8:00 a.m. - approximately 3:00 p.m. Field Work and avalanche scenarios.
Sunday will be outside all day at Freemont Pass. Please bring the gear required in the next section below and your own food and snacks as food will not be provided Sunday.
- Backcountry Travel - bring one of the below and skins
- AT or Telemark skis
- Split board
- Avy Kit
- Beacon with fresh batteries
- Dress appropriately for the cold, high altitude environment
- Goggles or sunglasses
NOTE: Unfortunately, we do not have extra gear that we can loan. If you need to rent gear, Wilderness Sports in Dillon and Mountain Outfitters in Breckenridge both rent any avalanche gear that you may need.
More information coming soon