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Patrulla de Ski Chile- Nevados de Chillan, Chile (August, 2014).

Patrulla de Ski Chile- Nevados de Chillan- Patrullas de ski Chile is a National Volunteer Patrol program they are in 10 ski areas throughout Chile. And don’t be mistaken while they are a volunteer group, in several of their sections … Continue reading

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Beacons and Training to BRZA- Villa la Angostura, Argentina (July, 2014).

Thanks to Sean and Justin for making sure that La Asociación Búsqueda y Rescate en zonas agrestes de Villa La Angostura not only have the rescues tools they need, but the important training on how to use them. Villa La … Continue reading

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Hasty Training with Pisteros de- Nevados de Chillan (July, 2014).

This is our fourth year working with the “Pisteros” from Nevados de Chillan. This is a resort bordered by serious avalanche terrain, and a patrol committed to continual rescue training. I was lucky enough to join these guys once again to … Continue reading

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Rescue Training and Tools to Socorro Andino- Las Trancas, Chile (July, 2014).

Valle Las Trancas is 70 k from the nearest major city, 180 k from the nearest rescue helicopter, and 1 hour from the nearest urban rescue resources.  People who live in this valley love the mountains, that is the reason … Continue reading

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Proactive Education, Club Esqui de Chillan- Nevados de Chillan, Chile (July, 2014).

The most effective education I think we can do is proactive vs. reactive.  It was incredible to be able to teach 30 of Chile’s next generations of free riders.   Working with the next generation of Chilean skiers is proactive. It … Continue reading

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Beacons, Probes, Shovels, and Education- El Colorado Patrol (August, 2013).

Thanks to a Generous Donation by the Theo Meiners Snow Safety Foundation we were able to equip all 30 of the Professional Ski Patrollers from El Colorado with beacons, shovels, and probes! El Colorado borders and avalanche path named by … Continue reading

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Training Mountain Operations- La Parva, Chile (August, 2013).

We had multiple trainings at La Parva this year, 2 Avalanche Awareness presentations with the ski club, and an indoor and outdoor training session with Mountain Operations. Here’s a picture of the indoor section of this mountain operations training.

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2nd Annual SABP Avalanche Awareness Presentation- Las Trancas, Chile (July, 2013).

Over 50 people came from this mountain community to our second annual avalanche awareness presentation in Las Trancas. Chile. Thanks once again to BackChillan (Manu, Panchi, and Pipe) for the organization, promotion, and passion for avalanche education in this community! … Continue reading

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Training at Corralco- Volcan Lonquimay, Chile (July, 2013).

Once again happy to return to Corralco on Volcan Lonquimay. Next year Corralco will put in a new lift “Cumbre” which will allow guests to reach incredible terrain. This incredible terrain goes through areas which has historically have seen numerous … Continue reading

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Practica de rescate con Patrulla de Ski Chile Chillan

July 28th, 2013 Rescue Scenario Practice with Ski Chile Patrollers and Chillan Patrollers. Philippe Gauthier, ACMG guide, demonstrates…

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