FESPA to Hold Cave Rescue Training

December 11, 2013 / Spain, Europe
Landscapes of Spain's Picos de Europa National Park.

Landscapes of Spain’s Picos de Europa National Park. Photo by jgfabregas/Wikipedia

This weekend, the Spain’s Federation d’Espeleoloxía the Principality of Asturias (FESPA) will be sponsoring a cave rescue training program for anyone interested.

Held at Cueva los Canes (Puertas-Cabrales) in Picos de Europa National Park, the course begins on Saturday December 14th with theory before practicing horizontal cavity stretcher transport and installation of hot spots for the injured.

Continuing on Sunday, participants will being with the installation of splitters, before moving on to more advanced techniques.

For more information on attending the event contact Adrian Gonzalez Rajo, FESPA’s Cave Rescue Coordinator, at 605.96.13.16 or visit FESPA’s website.

Programa de Formación en Espeleosocorro [FESPA via Adrian Gonzalez Rajo]

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