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✽ OUT 164 - Alpine Rescue: Snow, Ice, Crevasse

2.0 Credits
An intensive field course covering rescue in alpine environments. Students will review patient assessment, treatment, and evacuation. Students will have an opportunity to review ropework, anchor systems, rappelling, ascending, and belaying. In a backcountry alpine setting students will learn the challenging techniques of crevasse, and snow and ice rescue. Specific attention will be placed on safe travel techniques, escaping belays, lowering, and uphauls. Students will participate in a mock rescue situation, challenging their knowledge of patient assessment and their abilities to perform a safe, quick response to a rescue in a wilderness setting. Must hold a current Wilderness First Responder certification or a current EMT-Basic certification and have experience with climbing and rope handling.
LECLB 45 Clock hours



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