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41st Annual Summit County Rescue Group Avalanche Seminar
From Saturday, January 06, 2018 -  08:00am
To Sunday, January 07, 2018 - 03:00pm
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Save the date for the 41st Annual SCRG Avalanche Seminar on January 6-7, 2018 in Summit County.

A two day Avalanche Rescue Seminar designed specifically for members of Search and Rescue groups will be held on January 6-7, 2018. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center, Colorado Search and Rescue Board, and the Summit County Rescue Group sponsor this seminar. The basic level will feature instructors from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center and SCRG. The advanced level will feature local guest speakers, CAIC forecasters, and others.

Cost: Basic & Advanced - $100 per person, includes all course materials and handouts. Coffee, refreshments, and lunch will be provided on Saturday.

Location: Summit County, CO
Saturday: Colorado Mountain College, 107 Denison Placer Rd, Breckenridge
Sunday: Outside all day at Fremont Pass 

Saturday, January 6, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Introductions
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lectures, slide shows, and interactive discussion (Lunch Provided)
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Outdoor skill stations

Course Outline - more details coming soon!

Sunday, January 7, 2018
8:00 a.m. - approximately 3:00 p.m. Field Work and avalanche scenarios.
Sunday will be outside all day at Freemont Pass.  Please bring the gear required in the next section below and your own food and snacks as food will not be provided Sunday.

Gear required

  • Backcountry Travel - bring one of the below and skins
    • AT or Telemark skis
    • Split board
    • Snowshoes
  • Avy Kit
    • Beacon with fresh batteries
    • Shovel
    • Probe
  • Clothes
    • Dress appropriately for the cold, high altitude environment
    • Goggles or sunglasses
    • Sunscreen

NOTE: Unfortunately, we do not have extra gear that we can loan.  If you need to rent gear, Wilderness Sports in Dillon and Mountain Outfitters in Breckenridge both rent any avalanche gear that you may need.

For more information and to register now, visit

Location Colorado Mountain College, 107 Denison Placer Rd, Breckenridge CO


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