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ICAR 2011 Canadian Field Sessions Revelstoke, BC
ICAR 2011 Canadian Field Session in Revelstoke - Day 1
ICAR 2011 Canadian Field Session in Revelstoke - Day 2 Snowmobiling Community
ICAR 2011 Canadian Field Session in Revelstoke - Day 3 Heli Assisted Ski Touring
The International Commission for Alpine Resuce (ICAR) is an international group of member countries dedicated to excellence in alpine search and rescue. Every year members meet to discuss best practices in alpine serach and rescue and mountain safety and prevention programs.
Many CAA Professional Members are invovled in the various working committees of ICAR. Canada has 2 official member organizations.
Canadian Ski Patrol System/Canadian Ski Guides Association
* denotes Professional Member of the Canadian Avalanche Association
** denotes Affiliate Member of Canadian Avalanche Association
For more information watch the embedded video and follow the links in the right hand column.
Drumannler Accident - January 3, 2010. Information on the avalanche accident that killed 7 people, including 4 rescuers in Switzerland on January 3, 2010.download
ICAR and Avalanche Rescue A paper submitted to the International Snow Science Workshop in 2004 on ICAR and its importance in avalanche rescue.download