Category Archives: 2013 Chile

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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2013 South American Beacon Project: Update So Far!

June 2013 Rio Turbio Argentina: Club Andino-Pisteros-Milicos / 2 day course July 2013: Puerto Natales Cuerpo Socorro / 6 hour class Volcan Osorno: 6 hour class / 5 beacons donated (photo below) Mid July: Volcan Villarrica – Hasty Drill Class

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