Rescue School

Rescue School

Essential skills for all outdoor enthusiasts. Learn how to deal with basic emergencies that can occur when adventuring in the Rocky Mountains.

2018 Course List

Basic River Rescue

Prerequisite

None

Course Description

An introduction to river rescue and safety techniques. Practice with basic skills like throw bagging and aggressive swimming.

Dates

June 3. August 19

Time

8:30am – noon

Cost

$75/person

All equipment included

FREE camping

Avalanche Rescue

Prerequisite

None

Course Description

New participants will learn the basics of companion rescue, while return participants will expand their skill set with advanced topics and realistic scenario practice to help improve their skills after the course. Each participant will have the opportunity to receive professional coaching their rescue skills and will receive a rescue card.

Dates

January 6, February 3

Time

9am-4pm

Cost

$125/person

Backcountry travel gear not provided but available for rent

This course is offered in collaboration with Buena Vista Mountain Adventures, a premier outfitter based in Buena Vista, CO.

First Aid/CPR

Prerequisite

None

Course Description

Learn basic first aid techniques including CPR/AED.  Participants will receive a certificate upon completion.

Dates

May 13. September 9

Time

8:30 am – noon

Cost

$75