Motorized Partner Rescue Class

Join us for an 8 hour companion rescue clinic with exact loation TBD.  It will take place on Flathead National Forest most likely in the Canyon Creek area with access to Whitefish Mountain Resort and the Beacon Park.  This class will be held on Saturday, January 15th from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. This class will focus on avalanche rescue skills for small recreational groups. 

Transportation is on your own.  Provide your own lunches, and wear appropriate clothing and helmet.  You are required to have a fully operational modern avalanche transceiver, an avalanche shovel (no plastic blades) and an avalanche probe.  Also, you must have your own registered snowmobile/snowbike that is in good working order.  This course will be offered through Flathead Valley Community College.  

In this class you will learn to:  

  • Wear & operate an avalanche beacon
  • Properly carry and assemble an avalanche shovel and probe. 
  • Effective probing and shoveling strategies. 
  • Perform a mock companion rescue (pinpoint, probe, fully extricate an object) in simple terrain in less than 5 minutes. 
  • Know how to practice these skills frequently and maintain rescue equipment.

Cost: $50



Hungry Horse Ranger Station
10 Hungry Horse Drive
59919 Hungry Horse , MT
United States
Montana US
Event Date: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022