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Turnstones, Point, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 6NB




0870 760 7360

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Ski Level 4 EMS Training

This is a 4 day training course which progresses on from the BASI Mountain Safety course. It trains the student to lead tours out with the ski area boundary and deal with all the hazards which can be encountered while on day tours. Very little time will be spent revising ISIA material, so come prepared. The course can contain long days on the hill with big ascents carrying a rucksack. It may be necessary to be on steep, exposed terrain. A typical ascent may be up to 1000m.

For a full equipment and reading list Click Here

Level 4 European Mountain Security Log Sheet Click Here, for Log Book Guidelines Click Here and for the Log Book Policy Click Here

The course will train candidates in the following:

  • Snow & avalanche hazard management, including multiple burial search techniques
  • Advanced navigation and map work
  • Incident management
  • Route selection including kick turns & setting a skinning track
  • Rope work for security on steep ground
  • Mountain awareness i.e. Flora, fauna, glaciology, etc

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