IML Winter Skills

10/02/2024 - 11/02/2024

6 Rue lera d'Amont

Bookings start from £122.00

About

This 2-day CPD event will be run at various locations dependant on weather and snow conditions. Possibilities include Les Mont D’Olmes ski area and surrounding area and the Camarac area.

Please bring the following equipment:

- Snowshoes

- TPS

- Walking rope

- Slings & karabinas

- Poles

- Walking axe

- Appropriate winter clothing

- Packed lunches and beverages.

- Pen and paper

 Workshop Programme - Day 1

• Avalanche Avoidance, Awareness and skills
• Weather briefing and arranging of transport to the days venue
• Google translate: how good is it?
• Keywords translated English/French and French/English
• Analysis of the rose
• Importance of history and local knowledge
• Day on the ground with sessions on transceiver checks (start of day - group - range)
• Teaching use of TPS to clients
• Route choice
• Terrain traps
• Snow profiles for education
• Slope angle estimation
• Kicking - cutting steps
• Winter belays
• Evening session on avalanches DVD Neige Avalanches

 Workshop Programme - Day 2

• Weather briefing and arranging of transport to the days venue
• Planning (maps, distances, snow history, slopes, weather, local knowledge etc)
• Daily and dynamic risk assessments
• Transceiver searches - single - multiple
• Winter belays - problem solving
• Final summary concluded at the venue

 The workshop will be delivered by Dave Norris who is a WMCI and IML. He has extensive experience working in Scotland during the winter and in the French and Spanish Pyrenees. And guides regularly on the TMB. Dave lives in the French Pyrenees in the Ariege and knows the area well. He has a breadth of knowledge and enjoys sharing this with other mountaineers.

The cost of the workshop is 140 Euros. A minimum of 4 attendees is required for the workshop to run. Please book directly with Dave via email to loucdaven@hotmail.com

Upon completion of the workshop, please allow 14 days for details to be automatically added to your CPD record on CMS.

 

Where And When

Start
10/02/2024 08:00
End
11/02/2024 16:00
Total Days
2
Maximum Bookings
8
Bookings
4
Venue
6 Rue lera d'Amont
Town
Lesparrou
County
Ariège
Postcode
09300
Country
France
Latitude
42.93063
Longitude
1.90407

CPD Points

CPD Points
2.00

Provider

Name
BAIML
Phone
+33622177790
Booking/Details
Email

Booking

  • Non-residential

    £122.00

Other Dates

04/05/2024 £120.00 Details
07/07/2024 £47.00 Details

Location