2017 Backcountry Safety Series

Alpine Rescue Team’s 2017 Backcountry Safety Series

Join us at our HQ at El Rancho for this new series of free classes and programs (donations are appreciated). Seating is limited, so register by clicking on the links below.

March 30, 6:30 PM – Backcountry navigation – Learn to use a compass and a map! Limited to 16.

April 6, 6:30 PM – Backcountry navigation – Learn to use a compass and a map! Limited to 16.

April 27, 6:30 PM – Backcountry navigation – Learn to use a compass and a map! Limited to 16.

May 22, 7:00 PM – Technical Rock Climbing Safety. Limited to 40.

June 15, 7:00 PM – Mountain Biking Safety. Limited to 40.

June 22, 7:00 PM – Tips for Climbing Fourteeners and Other Backcountry Adventures: Lessons learned from the front lines of mountain rescue! Limited to 40.

September 23, all day Annual Alpine Safety Fair

November – TBA – The 10 Essentials, bivouac and emergency procedures, testing emergency kits.

December 7, 7:00 PM – Avalanche Awareness.

RTD’s El Rancho Park n’ Ride is across the street. Please use our lower, dirt lot – DO NOT block the Alpine Rescue Team garage doors.

The training calendar below shows Wednesday trainings, which are open to the public, unless explicitly stated otherwise. Weekend events are for members only unless explicitly stated otherwise.

The PSAR & Events calendar shows our Preventive SAR education programs and events/meetings (public and private) at the “shack,” our HQ.

Toggle between the two with the tiny arrow at top right of calendar.