New Zealand Mountan Safety Council

ICAR - International Commission for Alpine Rescue

The International Commission for Alpine Rescue (ICAR) is an international group of member countries dedicated to excellence in alpine search and rescue.  Every year members meet to discuss best practices in alpine search and rescue and mountain safety and prevention programs.

 Avalanche Rescue Site Marker Wands 2014 - pdf (184KB)

Avalanche Patient Management Algorithm 2013 - pdf (297KB)




Click here for all ICAR Avalanche Commission Recommendations

Click here for ICAR Website

Avalanche Forecast Regions:
Mountain Safety Council managed websites
Mountainf Safety Council websiteAdventure Smart websiteNew Zealand Avalanche Center