FIPS delegates attended the International Commission for Alpine Rescue (ICAR) congress in Borovets, Bulgaria 19-21 October 2016 hosted by Bulgaria Mountain Rescue and Bulgaria Red Cross. Some 320 delegates from throughout the world attended.

The congress consisted of presentations, demonstrations together with the ICAR Assembly of Delegates meeting and the ICAR Commissions.

The program consisted of practical workshops covering topics from Avalanche rescue techniques to helicopter attached rescue. The following days were filled with presentations on a range of topics around alpine rescue, and a trade show. One significant theme was the need for internationalisation of standards in rescue.

Download the IKAR Report (members only). 

  ICAR Borovets 2016 Report (861.8 KiB, 3 hits)
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