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 Safety briefing

Each guest will be given the required information concerning safety and the practical aspects of heliskiing. This will be followed by a comprehensive safety presentation and hands-on exercises to test the distributed safety equipment, including: ABS back pack use and avalanche victim search training.
 Safety briefing
Safety equipment
Guest Safety Equipment:
- ABS backpack ( Avalanche Balloon System);
- Pieps avalanche transceiver;
- Shovel;
- Probe.
Guide's Safety Equipment:
- Shovel;
- Probe;
- First Aid kit;
- Neck-brace;
- Iridium satellite phone;
- Radio for communicating with pilot and fellow guides.
Safety equipment carried in the Helicopter:
- Additional First Aid kit;
- Evacuation equipment (vacuum mattress, immobilizing equipment, etc);
- Additional rescue gear.
Eurocopter AS350B3e-it is the best and the most up-to-date mounting helicopter.
On the 14th of May 2005 it was the first ever to touched down on the top of mountain Everest, at 8,848 m.
During flight
Aerospatiale SA315B Lama- it is the most reliable model of mountain helicopters.
It was designed for high altitude operations and still holds the absolute altitude record for all types of helicopters since 1972: 12,442 m.
  Eurocopter Lama 
Every flight is prepared by the certified technicians, who have many years experience of maintenance these helicopters in the Russian conditions.
Pilots of the company are the first class professionals, who thoroughly know Caucasian mountains and heliski zones. They experienced lots of save flight years, a great deal of rescue operations, requiring supreme professionalism and the ideal operating conditions of the helicopters, heliski-landings in the most hard-to-reach places, among them on the top of mountain Elbrus, 5642m.

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