Avi Beacon Search Practice - Monday, Oct 09, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Training 
Event Location: Edworthy Park -Meet in the far west field north of the railroad tracks and south of the river. 
Date(s) & Time:   Monday, Oct 09, 2017 06:00 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Monday, Oct 09, 2017 06:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1.5 hrs max 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Brent Hepfner

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 12
Maximum No. Guests: 2
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 1
Number Registered So Far:   2 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Avid backcountry skiers should practice every season. Familiarity and rehearsal can save time and lives in a real situation.

Beacon practice session won't take much time. It's not necessary to do this in the mountains or in snow. Weather looks nice for Thanksgiving Monday so why not do it during daylight? This is not instructional and I will only act as a facilitator:

1. 10 minutes- Introduction and group discussion

2. 30 minutes- Break into search parties for transeiver drills

3. 10 minutes- Regroup for debriefing and group discussion.

Required Items to Bring:
Each participant must bring a modern TRANSEIVER. Check the batteries before coming.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!

*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
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Registration for this event closed on Monday, October 09, 2017 at 06:00 PM.