Performing an Avalanche Beacon Search

Kodiak Search & Rescue is sponsoring an
Alaska Avalanche School Awareness and Rescue class.

Thursday December 12. 7pm At the Kodiak Refuge Visitors center.

There is no cost, and the presentation is open to the public.

This is a great class for everyone, from the novice to experienced back country traveler.
It is also an opportunity to ask questions and tune up your skills.
Topics covered will include;
* Safe travel skills in avalanche terrain
*Recognition of avalanche terrain
* How snow pack stability, terrain, weather and you as the avalanche trigger contribute to avalanche occurrence.
* Actions to take as a survivor and rescuer.

Each year more experienced people get caught in slides! Why? Enthusiasm ! Simple mistakes! If you have questions about this class or KISAR contact Steve at 539-2299.

About kisar1986

Kodiak Island Search & Rescue (KISAR) is a non-profit organization whose objectives are exclusively charitable, scientific or educational. Specifically, our purposes are: To furnish highly trained volunteers and dog teams for search and rescue for the benefit and welfare of the community To organize and support the continuing education and training of volunteers, dog teams and support personnel in accepted search and rescue methods. To increase public awareness of search and rescue trained volunteers and dog teams and provide informational and educational programs and demonstrations to institutions, agencies and community organizations.
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