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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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15 Beacons, 15 Probes, and 15 Shovels to El Colorado Patrol (Aug 2012)

Thanks to a big donation from Ortovox we at the South American beacon project are happy to be able to give 15 beacons, shovels, and probes to El Colorado Patrol. El Colorado borders (and actually owns the majority) of an … Continue reading

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La Parva, El Colorado, and Valle Nevado SABP Collaboration with Ortovox for Tres Valles Beacon Class (Aug 2012)

Santiago Chile has a population of 7 million people. It is by far the biggest concentration of people in country, which is comprised of only 16 million people. When Santiago chooses to go ski, it will most likely choose to … Continue reading

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42 Beacons, Ketchum Fire Department, and Marshmallow Candy (February-March 2012)

For a lot of us in ski towns beacons are a part of our essential gear, myself as a worker in a rescue organization (ski patroller), I wear one everyday.  Every couple years our department updates our beacons to ensure … Continue reading

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Avalanche Awareness Along the Wasatch Front Contributes to Avalanche Awareness in South America (December 2011)

In mid November I received an email thanks to Benny Pellegrino, from Milosport Ogden, it was along the lines of: “Hey we raised 150 dollars for the Beacon Project last Friday at the Premier of a snowboarding movie, and I’m … Continue reading

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More than 30 Beacons Donated!!! Thanks to Mountain Equipment Coop,the West Vancouver Salomon Store, and Scott W.

She went into the back to grab the box; it was so big it couldn’t fit into the South American Beacon Projects postal box. As she set the box rather heavily on the counter I read the return address, Vancouver. … Continue reading

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Edwardo Lepe- Patroller La Parva

This is a video click to watch! Lepe is also heading up our beacon training zone in La Parva and helping patrollers and coworkers learn how to use it

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Nelson Rubilar-Director of Ski School Lagunillas, Chile (Sept 2011)

This is a video, click to watch!

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Cristian Sepulveda- Patrol Director Nevados de Chillan

This is a video, click to watch!

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Nevados de Chillan, Chile (Sept 2011)

On August 3rd of this year (2011) it had been dumping snow in the area surrounding Nevados de Chillan, a ski resort about 5 hours south of Santiago, Chile. Because of all the snow the resort naturally had workers clearing the road … Continue reading

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