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SABP in Patagonia, Patrulla De Ski Chile de Fraile. Coyhaique, Chile (July, 2015).
Once again we are honored to be invited to teach such an amazing crew. Fraile is the heart of the ski community in Coyhaique. While the Patrulla de Ski Chile is a volunteer rescue organization, they are the only rescue … Continue reading
Avalanche Awareness Presentation- Farellones, Chile (August, 2014).
This is a community who not only needs more of this type of education, but actively wants it. This was easily illustrated by the 100+ people who showed up with little notice to our Avalanche Awareness presentation at El Montanes … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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