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Training for Backcountry Travellers

For people who love extreme sports such as skiing, nothing is more important than your safety. According to documented avalanche accidents, the danger scale of an avalanche in high-risk areas could increase up to 70%. It is a must that you avoid these areas. Your chance of surviving an extreme avalanche disaster is very slim. However, there are pieces of training that could prepare you for this situation. The training will include all the information you need to know. There is nothing wrong to go for an extreme adventure indinner cruise Amsterdam, but don’t forget that your life depends on how prepared you are in times of a disaster.

What You Will Learn:

  • Using the Right Gears

As backcountry traveller, you need to equip yourself with the right gears. It is not enough that you bring them, you also need to know how to use them. Educators of Avalanchenw.org will give you hands-on training on how to deploy your airbag and other safety types of equipment.

  • Avoiding the Bad Route

What’s worst is when you encounter slab avalanche. It is a type of avalanche where bigger blocks of ice fall down from mountain peaks. You’ll learn how to evaluate when the route is bad. We’ll teach you about snowpack stability and how to find an alternate route.

  • Performing a Rescue

If your team got caught in an avalanche, it is important to know how to perform a rescue. Using your transmitter, you will be on your way to look for your teammates. You will also be guided on how to get help if the situation is too extreme.