Avalanche Rescue Course (ARC) This is a practical avalanche rescue course and consists of approx. 8 hours contact time and covers both class room and field inputs, with emphasis on coaching rescue skills. It’s core curriculum content focuses upon companion rescue within a ski group, including avalanche scene rescue management and repeatedly practicing realistic multiple […]
Aimed at backcountry skiers, climbers and winter hill walkers. It provides a solid platform of learning for those who spend much of their winter in the Scottish mountains or further afield. The course consists on approx. 22 hours contact time, the majority in the mountains. It would provide a highly suitable introduction to snow science […]
This course is designed as the continuation course from the Level 1 for backcountry leaders and professionals, as well as high performing winter athletes and recreational backcountry skiers desiring greater skills and knowledge. The course has 32 hours contact time over 4 days and is split between morning and evening classroom sessions and afternoon mountain […]
This course is designed for backcountry leaders who have previously taken an AvRec Level 2 course and wish to refresh their skills and knowledge. The course will spend a full day working advanced rescue skills as well as recapping concepts previously learnt. It is primarily an on snow course with minimum morning classroom inputs. We […]
Run in conjunction with Di Gilbert Mountaineering this course is specifically aimed at ski tourers who wish to take their sport to the next level but lack the technical knowledge to match their skiing ability. We spend two full on days in the mountain environment sniffing out the best snow and the best descents with […]
Avalanche Incident Consultancy & Investigation We offer a comprehensive avalanche accident investigation and consultancy service adhering to US National Avalanche Center guidelines. We have in excess of 25 years expertise within the realm of fatal accident investigation. Services include: site investigation and mapping, snow pack and weather analysis of accident site, witness interviewing and statement […]
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