The International Knowledgebase for Best Practices in Mountain Safety developed by Subject Matter Experts Worldwide.
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The association includes the associative members International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations (IFMGA) and the scientific member SLF/WSL Swiss Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research.
The NATO Center of Excellence of Mountain Warfare is an institutional affiliate.
The project has been initiated by Manuel Genswein and has evolved together with the "Best Practice in Avalanche Rescue" pioneer workgroup.
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Mountain and Snow Safety Educators, Mountain Guides and Leaders, Ski Patrols, Organized Rescue, Military Mountaineering Schools, Alpine Clubs
  • Annual reviews and updates
  • Prevention and Rescue
  • Snow, Rock, Ice, Glacier, Navigation and First Aid related content etc.
  • Industry Best Practices in Operational Application and Education
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