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Cancelled: Avalanche Rescue Management on 09 January 2021

organized by Thomas Baumgartner  contact organizer

Title :
Cancelled: Avalanche Rescue Management
Date :
Sat 09.01.2021
Type of event :
Organized by :
Thomas Baumgartner
Description :

Event cancelled due to lockdown. It is not planned to postpone this event this year.


When did you practice with your avalanche beacon the last time? Do you know how to organize your group to quickly and efficiently rescue your companion(s)? Did you ever dig out a body from snow?

Important steps for “companion rescue” will be explained and practiced at a concentrated evening of theory and a day at a simulated "avalanche debris field". Further points concern the emergency equipment as well as a background of medical related rescue techniques.

Especially important is the training in the group-use of avalanche transceivers during an avalanche accident.

Technical Requirements: ST1 (some experience in ski mountaineering or snowshoeing, interest in improving independent and self-assured actions)

For full details, costs and registration, please click here

If you have further enquiries about this course or require assistance with registration (unfortunately the registration form is in german), please contact

Note: This is a 1.5 day course. Starts 6pm Saturday evening for theory, and the practical session on Sunday.

Technical requirements :
T1, I can move myself surefootedly on trails and narrow foot-paths
Physical requirements :
K2, 4-7 hours / day; up and down
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Car sharing will be organised by the organiser of the course.

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