Avalanche Training Course 1

Description

Avalanche course SBV (Swiss Mountain Guide Association) Certification Winter Level 1

The SWISS MOUNTAIN TRAINING certificate raises awareness of the dangers that lurk in the mountains and teaches you the right way to react in the event of avalanches. The two-stage training system with certification in accordance with the quality and safety standards of Swiss mountain guides is taught by the certified ZERMATTERS mountain guides.

SWISS MOUNTAIN TRAINING 1 (SMT 1)

Course content and objectives

The module “Winter 1: safety and avalanches” is a one-day course that imparts the following learning objectives:

  • Familiarizing yourself with your equipment
  • Understanding the avalanche bulletin
  • Knowing how to wear your avalanche transceiver and how it works
  • Awareness of the main winter hazards (avalanches, cold, weather hazards, disorientation, falls, etc.)
  • Introduction to the 3x3 method
  • Recognizing the four typical avalanche situations and being able to answer the following question: “What is the greatest danger today?”
  • Understanding the general risk reduction measures (“Safer Six”)
  • Being able to perform a simple rescue

Services included

  • Course leader: Certified ZERMATTERS mountain guide (UIAA – International Federation of Mountain Guides/IFMGA)
  • Course documentation
  • SWISS MOUNTAIN TRAINING WINTER 1 certificate

Prices

  • Group courses for 4 or more people: CHF 265 per person

Dates

  • Every Saturday starting from 10 December 2023

Meeting point

08:15am at ZERMATTERS Homebase

Maps

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