Skills for the Hills ‘18

Alpine Rescue Team’s 2018 Backcountry Safety Programs

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

February 3, 17, 18, 24 or 25 – 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Backcountry navigation – learn to use a map and compass. – Limited to 20.

March 8, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM –  Skills for the Hills ’18: Technical Rock Climbing Safety

April 5, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Lightning, Hypothermia and Altitude Sickness

April 12, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Lightning, Hypothermia and Altitude Sickness

April 26, 7:00 – 8:30 PM – Spring and Summer Avalanches: Strategic Decisions for Peak Baggers.

June 5, 7:00 – 8:30 PM – Tips for Climbing Fourteeners and Other Backcountry Adventures: Lessons Learned from the Front Lines of Mountain Rescue.

Please park in RTD’s El Rancho Park n’ Ride across the street or the lower, dirt lot – DO NOT park on Alpine’s or Foothill Fire Department’s asphalt parking lots or driveways.  Thank you. 

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.