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Beach Beacon Practice · Thursday, February 28th
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Start: Thursday, Feb. 28th, 6:00 pm
I'm organizing a beacon search practice session at Spanish banks on Thursday evening, February 28th. If you already join or plan on joining any backcountry winter trips you should come out and practice how to use your avalanche gear. No prior experience is needed but if you like, have a look at this: http://www.avalanche.ca/cac/training/online-course/rescue.
When: Thursday, February 28th at 6pm
Where: At the beach at Tolmie St., here: http://goo.gl/maps/boQaM, (at the same spot where we run beach BBQs and beach kayak sessions). (NOT at Wreck beach)
What to bring: Shovel, probe, beacon, batteries for your beacon, plastic container to protect your beacon (yoghurt container for example), warm clothes, head lamp, maybe rain gear, maybe a snack. Shovel, probe and beacon can be rented from the club during gear hours.
This should be fun and useful, so come and join. Also, it would be nice if some more experienced people would come out and help.
Questions? Post them here.
Note: I changed the day from Wednesday to Thursday since there are two pre-trip meetings on Wednesday.