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2015/2016 Kamifu Avalanche Safety Seminar

It’s that time of season again, the 2015/2016 season Kamifukai Avalanche Safety Seminar dates have been decided, and doors are open to applications!  Please note, however, that this course is only available in Japanese, and we unfortunately cannot accommodate students that cannot communicate with at least somewhat fluent Japanese skills.

Details are as follows:

Lecture

When: 13:00-18:00, 2015 Dec. 13th.
Where: Kamifurano Fire Department 2nd Floor Meeting Room (Map)
Address: 2-2-46 Omachi, Kamifurano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido
Lecturers: Kamifukai Staff
Capacity: 50 persons (Reservation required)
Tuition: 2,000yen (Please pay upon arrival)
*Tuition includes course material.

Application: Fill out the form at the end of this page, or send an email with your details to contact@kamifukai.jp.  Make sure your emailer is setup to receive mail from “@kamifukai.jp”.  If you haven’t received an auto-response within a few minutes of sending the form, chances are it ended up in your Spam folder.

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Hands-On Training

When:9:30-15:00, 2016 Jan. 17th
Where: Old Hakuginso (located in the parking lot of Hakuginso)  (Map)
Trainers: Kamifukai Staff
Capacity: 20 persons (Reservation required)
Tuition: 2,000yen (Pay upon arrival)
*Includes are warm “Tonjiru” Japanese lunch.

Be sure to bring: Avalanche transceiver/beacon, probe, shovel, and snow walking gear (snow shoes preferred, skinned up skis/splitboards would suffice as well) as well as full winter mountain gear to keep you warm for a full day of outdoor activity in extreme cold weather.  If you have any questions over what you may need, send an email to contact@kamifukai.jp.

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2015/2016 Season Mountain Safety Seminar Notice

We will be holding our annual Mountain (Avalanche) Safety Seminar as follows:

Lecture:
December 13th (Sun.), 2015

Hands-On Training:
January 17th (Sun.), 2016

Note that applications will be accepted at this website starting 10:00AM, October 31st (Sat.).

*Note: Training is available in Japanese only.  We regret that we are currently unable to accommodate students that are not fluent in Japanese.

2014/2015 Season Mountain Safety Seminar Notice

We will be holding our annual Winter Mountain Safety Seminar for beginners.  The seminar is divided into two classes, a classroom lecture and a hands-on training.

You can join both or either of them.

The registration fee is very reasonable comparing to a general two-day avalanche accident prevention seminar.  Therefore, it will be a good news for those who have been hesitating to take such program due to the high attendance fee.  We encourage you to join us, weather you have have already taken such trainings before or you are a beginner.

Please fill out this form for registration.
If the form fails to work properly for any reason, please contact to: contact@kamifukai.jp.

Please refer to the below for further details:

■Avalanche seminar (a lecture)
Avalanche Emergency Countermeasure Training

Avalanche seminar (a lecture)

  • Time: 13:00-18:00, November 29th (Saturday), 2014
  • Place: Central Conference room at the 2nd Floor of Kamifurano Fire Department(map
  • (Address: 2-46, 2-chome, Omachi, Kamifurano-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido)
  • Lecturer: Kamifu Club member
  • Capacity: 40 seats
  • Registration fee: 2,000 yen (collected at registration desk)
  •  *Price of the text included What to take: Wiring utensils
  • Registration: Please fill this form for registration.

The whole curriculum is as follows:

The mechanism of avalanche occurrence
The current situation in Kamifu muntain area
Basics of avalanche beacons
Basics of avalanche countermeasures
CPR Demonstration and lecture

 

Please fill out this form for registration.

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Avalanche Countermeasure Training (Hands-on)

  • Time: 9:30~15:00, January 18th (Sunday), 2015
  • Place: Ex-Hakugin-Sou (inside of the parking lot in Fukiage Onsen Hakugin-sou) (map
  • Lecturer: Kamifu-Kai member
  • Capacity: 30 seats
  • Registration fee: 2,000 yen (collected at registration desk)
  •   *A cup of hot pork miso soup included in the fee
  • What to take: A beacon, a sonde and a shovel
  •   (Please send an e-mail for any further question regarding what to take).
  • Registration: Please fill out this form for registration.

The whole curriculum is as follows:

Beacon usage training
Avalanche accident rescue training

*We won’t be climbing up high, but it will be a training in a remote area with deep snow. So, please bring a pair of snowshoes, a pair of skis for walking mode or a pair of split boards.

It will be a long-time training outside in the severe winter season, so please come wearing warm clothes.

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(11.10.2014)

2013/2014 Kamifu Mountain Safety Seminar Notice

We will be holding our annual Avalanche Accident Prevention Seminar for beginners on three separate days.  We expect that it would help people who can join only for a day.

You can take either the entire 3-day seminar or only one part of the seminar (lecture/hands-on training).  The registration fee is very reasonable comparing to general two-day avalanche accident prevention seminars.  So, it will be a good news for those who has been hesitating to take such program due to the high attendance fee.  We encourage you to join us, weather you have have already taken such trainings before or you are a beginner.

Please fill this form for registration.  If the form fails to work properly for any reason, please contact to: (contact@kamifukai.jp

Please refer to the below for further details.

Avalanche Seminar NightⅠ (a lecture)
Avalanche Seminar Night Ⅱ (a lecture)
Avalanche Emergency Countermeasure Training (hands-on training)
※Please not that the curriculum of Seminar Night Ⅰ and the one of Night Ⅱ are not the same.

■Avalanche Seminar Night Ⅰ (a lecture)

Time: 19:00-21:00, December 6th (Friday), 2013
Place: Kamifurano Community Center(Map
3-25, 1-chome, Tomimachi, Kamifurano-cho
Lecturer: Kamifu Kai members
Capacity: 30 seats
Registration fee: 1,000 yen (collected at the regisration desk)
*The price of the text included
What to take: Writing utensils
Resigtration: Please fill out this form for registration.  If the form fails to work for any reason, please contact to:(contact@kamifukai.jp

Please fill out this form for registration.

The whole curriculum is as follows:

The Mechanism of Avalanche Occurrence
The Current Situation in Kamifu Mountain Area

Please fill out this form for registration.

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■Avalanche Seminar Night Ⅱ (a lecture)

Time: 19:00-21:00, December 13th (Friday), 2013
Place: Conference Room, Kamifurano Community Center(Map
3-25, 1-chome, Tomimachi, Kamifurano-cho
Lecturer: Kamifu Kai members
Capacity: 30 seats
Registration fee:1,000 yen (collected at the registration desk)
*The price of the text included
What to take: Writing utensils
Resigtration: Please fill out this form for registration.  If the form fails to work for any reason, please contact to:(contact@kamifukai.jp

Please fill out this form for registration.

The whole curriculum is as follows:

Basics of Avalanche Beacon
Basics of Avalanche Countermeasures

Please fill out this form for registration.

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■Avalanche Emergency Countermeasure Training (hands-on training)

Time: 9:30-15:00, January 19th (Sunday), 2014
Place: Ex-Hakugin-Sou (in the parking lot of the Fukiage Onsen Hakugin-sou)(map
Lecturer: Kamifu-kai members
Capacity: 30 seats
Registration fee: 1,500 yen (collected at the registration desk)
*The price of hot pork miso soup included
What to take: Beacon, sonde, shovel (If you have any further question regarding belongings, please send us an e-mail.)
Resigtration: Please fill out this form for registration.  If the form fails to work for any reason, please contact to:(contact@kamifukai.jp

Please fill out this form for registration.

The whole curriculum is as follows:

Beacon Usage Training
Avalanche Accident Rescue Training

*We won’t be climbing up high, but it will be a training in a remote area with deep snow.  So, please bring a pair of snowshoes, a pair of skis for walking mode or a pair of split boards.  Also, it will be a long-time training outside in the severe winter season, so please come wearing warm clothes.

Please fill out this form for registration.

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