AVALANCHE SEARCH DAYS
These free workshops were created to introduce people to avalanche victim searching and to allow experienced winter sports adepts to improve their searching skills and knowledge.
Basic searching skills are taught by one of our expert mountain guides. Workshop exercises include: using a beacon, probing and shovelling.
Workshops available every Sunday, starting in January and going until.
Each session lasts 50 minutes
Schedule: 10:00; 11:00; 13:00; 14:00; 15:00;
Prerequisites: bring an avalanche beacon (DVA), a probe and a shovel.
January: practice at the DVA Park in La Flégère.
February /March: Grands Montets DVA Park
No registration required. Meet us directly on site.
La Chamoniarde works jointly with Compagnie du Mont Blanc and access to beacon search practice parks around the valley is free.