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.
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
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.
Dates and Locations
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Sandbanks Sunday, 20 October 2019
Wimbledon Sunday, 27 October 2019
Wimbledon Sunday, 3 November 2019
Sandbanks Sunday, 10 November 2019
Wimbledon Sunday, 17 November 2019
Manchester Saturday, 23 November 2019
Manchester Sunday, 24 November 2019
Wimbledon Monday 30 December 2019
Sandbanks Sunday, 5 January 2020
Wimbledon Saturday 11th January 2020
Wimbledon Sunday, 16 February 2020
Pricing and tickets
The training session will cost £60 per person with reductions for buying 2 or more tickets.
We can lend you a transceiver for the session if you do not have one. However, if you do have a transceiver, shovel and probe, you should bring them to the session, it is best to practise with your own equipment