The David Pettigrew Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce its tenth season sponsoring mountain safety workshops. The course will also be sponsored by the Association of Professional Patrollers (APP) with the support and collaboration of Stevens Pass, The Summit at Snoqualmie and Mission Ridge. The courses are FREE and open to the public with the schedule listed below. All classes are from 9am - 1pm.

The Companion Rescue Workshop will cover beacon operations (fundamentals, coarse search, fine search and practice), probes usage, strategic shoveling and putting it all together with a mock search and rescue. 

Dates:

  • Sunday, December 11th, 2016
  • Saturday, March 4th, 2017

The Avalanche Awareness Workshop will cover basic avalanche fundamentals and terminology, how to recognize and avoid avalanche terrain, identify red flags and weather conditions, how layered snow contributes, basic companion rescue, avalanche and control techniques and boundaries.

Dates:

  • Sunday, January 28th, 2017
  • Saturday, March 4th, 2017

The primary instructors will be Angela Seidling (an APP Certified Ski Patroller at Stevens Pass and Certified Wilderness First Responder, and ARIARE Level 1 Instructor) and Steve Kunnen (Stevens Pass Pro Patroller for 19 years, ARIARE Avalanche Instructor, Stevens Pass Mountain Education Instructor, and former PSA Instructor).

All courses are from 9am – 1pm. Participants meet at the Stevens Pass Pro Patrol office in the basement of the Granite Peaks Lodge. The courses are held in the Mountain Education Yurt.

Classes are FREE and open to the public - please follow the link below to register.


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