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4.6.16 Companion Rescue at Arctic Man

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Arctic Man

Mile 189 Richardson Highway

Paxon, AK 99737

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Join the professionals from the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center and the Alaska Avalanche Information Center for this special workshop focusing on Avalanche Companion Rescue.

Learn the skills you need to make decisions based on solid facts. Don't get caught unprepared, make sure you have the tools and knowledge you need so you'll know how to respond in an emergency situation.

Appropriate for everyone age 10 and up from newcomers to those with experience looking to brush up their skills. This program is for everyone who wants to know how to rescue their friend or fellow human in the event of an avalanche.

This course is free thanks to support from the Chugach National Forest Service and the Alaska State Troopers, Deptartment of Public Safety. Students under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

No age restrictions but recommended for everyone age 10 and up. All students under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Meet at the Avalanche Center near the Arctic Man Main Tent.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Bring friends and any rescue equipment you may have (beacon, shovel, probe) Do not bring pets.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact Kevin Salys at 907-255-2242 or email info@alaskasnow.org

SPECIAL NOTE: THIS IS DEPENDENT ON THE RACE AND WEATHER. IF THE RACE IS POSTPONNED TO FRIDAY, THIS CLASS WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. SAME TIME, SAME LOCATION

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