The Milwaukee Show keeps getting better every year. I will once again be traveling to Milwaukee to teach an avalanche class at the show. Look forward to this event every year. Will also be at the Engelhart booth when not teaching. Please stop by and say hi. Mike Duffy
education for mountain riders.
Four Hour Avalanche Classes
Specifically for snowmobilers coming to Denver.
October 15 Milwaukee
location: Snowmobile USA Show and Sale. Wisconsin Expo Center at State Fair Park.
Greenfield Ave Milwaukee, WI 53214 Room 4 upstairs at event entrance.
Time: Saturday 1pm-5pm.
$49 Cash or check at time of
Sign up: Call Mike Duffy 970-390-9433
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Classes are effective, proven and
Learn: How to avoid the
most deadly mistakes, what equipment works best, how to rescue effectively,
evaluate terrain, avoid terrain traps, analyze stability, survive the night out
and increase your skills in the mountains.
receive a discount on avalanche gear.
Cost $49. Must sign up in advance, limited space.
Take the class with those you ride with.
hour avalanche awareness, avoidance and rescue class.
Instructor: Mike Duffy. Level I & II Avalanche instructor Colorado Mountain
College, rescue/avalanche team
leader/avalanche mission coordinator Vail Mountain Rescue Group, instructor
Walter Kirch Avalanche Seminars, graduate of National Avalanche
School, National Academy
of Winter Guiding, AVPRO. Mountain Snowmobiler for 20 years. Member American Avalanche Association. Trained by ABS, BCA, Snowpulse, and Ortovox.
-Introduction to avalanches, statistics, contributing factors.
-Signs of instability/stability analysis.
-What to carry and what works best.
-Fast and effective single and multiple
-Avalanche survival methods
-Deploying avalanche airbag packs
-Effective hasty search techniques.
-Mistakes in rescue.
-Slide show: Terrain Evaluation/terrain traps.
-Preparing for your trip.
to do if lost or injured.
the class with your riding partners.
On the snow rescue
classes in CO, WY, MN and MI (starting in December. Prerequisite is 4 hour avalanche awareness, avoidance and rescue class).
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