General Meeting

Park Place Lodge

Executive Meeting at  6:15pm (private)

General Members at 7:15pm – Agenda TBA (all members in good standing welcome to attend)

Social distancing measures in effect

General Meeting

Park Place Lodge

Executive Meeting at  6:15pm (private)

General Members at 7:15pm – Agenda TBA (all members in good standing welcome to attend)

Social distancing measures in effect

General Meeting

Park Place Lodge

Executive Meeting at  6:15pm (private)

General Members at 7:15pm – Agenda TBA (all members in good standing welcome to attend)

Social distancing measures in effect

FREE Companion Rescue Skills Course

Elk Valley Snow Shepherds present

Companion Rescue Skills Training Course

FREE to FSA Annual Membership holders ($190 value)

Hone those rescue skills – it is what saves live in the backcountry! The Companion Rescue Skills Course is an important annual refresher for those with previous training to practice your technique and learn the latest in rescue strategy and technology. This is a one-day hands-on course that will take place in the Coal Creek or Morrissey Staging Area. Participants will receive a certificate from Avalanche Canada upon successful completion.

Learning Outcomes

  • Review preventative measures in avalanche terrain
  • Practice with your avalanche safety equipment
  • Learn techniques for deep burial situations
  • How to search without a transceiver in likely areas of burial by spot probing
  • New and highly effective shoveling techniques
  • See new transceiver technology
  • Practice multiple burial rescue situations and understand the marking feature on your transceiver
  • Conduct an organized and effective rescue including first aid and post-incident considerations.

Limited seats are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Register online here or info@elkvalleysnowshepherds.com for more information.

General Meeting

Park Place Lodge

Executive Meeting at  6:15pm (private)

General Members at 7:15pm – Agenda TBA (all members in good standing welcome to attend)

Social distancing measures in effect

Tentative Grooming Start – Coal Creek & Morrissey

Weather and Conditions dependant

Coal Creek and Morrissey Grooming Schedule: Sunday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday PM’s each week

Tentative Grooming Start – Corbin

Weather and Conditions Dependant

Corbin Grooming Schedule: Thursday PM’s each week, additional grooms for holiday weekends and Christmas / Family Day break

General Meeting

Park Place Lodge

Executive Meeting at  6:15pm (private)

General Members at 7:15pm – Agenda TBA (all members in good standing welcome to attend)

Social distancing measures in effect

General Meeting

Park Place Lodge

Executive Meeting at  6:15pm (private)

General Members at 7:15pm – Agenda TBA (all members in good standing welcome to attend)

Social distancing measures in effect