BSAR annual training at JB Plain 15-17 July 2016

The Bush Search and Rescue Annual Training weekend was held on 15-17 July 2016 at JB Plain near Mt Hotham.  61 BSAR members and prospective members attended.
 
The weekend provided BSAR members and other interested experienced bushwalkers with training in skills for bush and alpine search and rescue. The program included exercises on first aid, treating hypothermia, using Bothy shelters, building survival shelters, evacuating a patient using Sked stretchers, radio use, navigation and night searching.
 

BSAR 2016 JB Plain training

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

Getting a patient in a wrap onto a Sked

 

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

Paragard strecher

 

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

Deploying a bothy shelter over a patient

 

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

Snow shelter #1: Quinzee 

 

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

Snow shelter #2: "Snow cave" tarp

 

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

Snow shelter #3: Trench with tarp

 

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

Snow shelter #4: Igloo

 

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training

2016 JB Plain BSAR Training