Transceiver training (Ilkley) 27th December 2021


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Event Details

Date: December 27, 2021

Start time: 11:30

End time: 14:30

Venue: Cow and Calf Rocks, Hangingstone Rd, Ilkley LS29 8RF

Coordinates: 53.91658910398681, -1.800157944241275

Directions: Meet at Ilkley Moor Car park Hangingstone Rd, Ilkley LS29 8RF


Transceiver training

We would argue that it is a bit impolite to ski off-piste with friends, carry all the safety equipment, but have no training in how to use it.

If you are wearing a transceiver, then that is a good start. If you are caught, your friends will be able to find you which is great. But you should be able to return the favour if they suffer an accident.


What we will cover

In this session, you will learn how to be well prepared and use your avalanche safety equipment. This concentrates on the role of the avalanche transceiver plus the shovel and probe. By the end of the training you will be able to recover a victim in around 5 minutes.  You will also understand about the best way to use a probe and to dig the victim out.

Each event runs from 11.30 to 14.30

What you will get from the session

We provide you with a comprehensive introduction into how to use an avalanche transceiver to recover a buried victim. By the end of the session you should be recovering buried transceivers within our target time of 5 minutes. If you go out off-piste in a group and you have not had this training (or equivalent), you are increasing the risks for your friends that they may not be recovered within the 15 minute period in which the buried victim remains alive and breathing.