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This year was a big year for the South American Beacon Project. We started off with a beacon donation in Ecuador to support the first organized public avalanche course in the country. Thanks to Diego Allolio of Aprendica and Juliana Garcia president of … Continue reading
This season we were able to help El Colorado Patrol continue to update their fleet from analog to digital beacons. El Colorado borders significant avalanche terrain, which in the past has not only effected skiers and riders, but also the … Continue reading
It is great to come back to El Colorado, Chile, in order to bring digital beacons to their patrol. Our work with El Colorado started in 2012. Since then, through donation, the South American Beacon Project has been able to … Continue reading
Thanks to La Parva for hosting this presentation on partner rescue for newer patrollers, and hasty searching for more experienced patrollers. La Parva is a ski area within 60 km of Santiago, Chiles major metropolitan epicenter.
Great to get more beacons and training to this group. The municipality is responsible for police officers, plow drivers, emergency road personnel, and park rangers, who serve roadways which pass under these significant side paths. These Men and Women have been, and … Continue reading
Avalanche Awareness Presentation, Bariloche (2016) . Thanks to Diego with Apredica for the organization and co-presenting of this avalanche awareness talk.
The Municipalidad de Lo Barnechea is the Municipality which serves the Central Cordillera outside of Santiago. Their police, respond to all types emergencies. The plow drivers clear kilometers of road under serious avalanche terrain. Their emergency road crew responds to emergencies … Continue reading
Antillanca is a small mountain situated outside of the city of Orsorno in the heart of the lake (and Volcano) region. To be able to give beacons and training to the close knit group working at Antillanca is a pleasure … Continue reading
Farrellones, Chile. Once again thanks to Base Camp Farrellones for the Organization, Blue Tambo for hosting, and everyone for showing up and seeking further knowledge. (July, 2015). Thanks to Nevados de Chillan for hosting, and everyone … Continue reading
Beacon Donation and Training to Patrulla de Ski Chile de El Colorado, a rescue organization operating in the Central Cordillera serving the El Colorado ski area.