The 40th Annual Avalanche Rescue Seminar
Saturday & Sunday, January 7-8, 2017
A two day Avalanche Rescue Seminar designed specifically for
members of Search and Rescue groups will be held on January 7-8,
2017. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center, Colorado Search
and Rescue Board and the Summit County Rescue Group sponsor this
seminar. The basic level will feature instructors from the Colorado
Avalanche Information Center and SCRG. The seminar is limited to
100 people. The advanced level will feature local guest speakers,
CAIC forecasters and others.
Cost: Basic & Advanced - $100/person,
includes all course materials and handouts. Coffee, refreshments
and lunch provided
Location: Summit County, CO
Saturday - Colorado Mountain College, 107 Denison
Placer Rd, Breckenridge
Sunday - Outside all day at Fremont Pass.
Schedule: Saturday, January 7, 2017
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Introductions
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lectures, slide shows and interactive
discussion (Lunch Provided), afternoon will have outside time
6:00 p.m. Optional Social Gathering in Frisco (cost not
Course Outline - more details coming
Sunday, January 8, 2017
8:00 a.m. - approximately 3:00 p.m. Field Work - Advanced and
basic will have own session.
more details coming soon!
Avalanche simulation and rescue work, 1/2 mile ski or snowshoe
trip over easy but uphill terrain (please keep in mind high
altitude and cold considerations). Bring nordic/backcountry skis
and/or snowshoes, warm clothing, food and any avalanche gear you
have available (beacon, shovel, probe). All other equipment and
materials are provided.
Registration and the Latest Information:
Please mail the registration form at the bottom of this pdf
PO Box 1794
Breckenridge, CO 80424
Directions to Colorado Mountain College:
107 Denison Placer Rd., Breckenridge, CO 80424.
This is located just north of Breckenridge off Highway 9 and Coyne
We have arranged a group rate with Baymont Inn
& Suites in Frisco, CO for January 6 - 7,
2017. Rooms must be bucked by December 6, 2016.
To reserve a room, please call Baymont Inn at 970-668-5094 and ask for the Search and
Rescue group rate.
- One King bed for $131.99 plus
tax per night
- Two Queen beds + sofa sleeper for $151.99 plus tax per
- Rooms include free continental breakfast