The Mountain CRM Syllabus

Introduction

  • Introduction to Mountain CRM
  • The Mountain CRM Syllabus
  • Mountain CRM: Glossary


Section 1: Crew Resource Management

  • What is Crew Resource Management?
  • Interview with a Search and Rescue helicopter pilot
  • Development of Crew Resource Management
  • Threat and Error Management
  • Limits of Human Performance
  • Case Study #1 Avalanche on Mountain Guides Ski Touring Assessment


Section 2: Human Factors

  • Understanding Human Factors
  • FACETS
  • Individual, Groups and the System
  • Exercise #1: Analysis of Avalanche on Buachaille Etive Mor
  • Exercise #2: Analysis of Avalanche on Tower Scoop


Section 3: CRM Behaviours - Non-Technical Skills

  • Non-Technical Skills
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Situational Awareness
  • Decision Making
  • Cognitive Readiness
  • Case Study #2: Take-off with contamination on the wings prevented by cabin crew
  • Case Study #3: Avalanche at Cherry Bowl
  • Case Study #4: Avalanche at Aonach Mor
  • Further Reading


Section 4: CRM Tools

  • Briefing
  • Checklists
  • Be Avalanche Aware
  • Alain Duclos Vigilance Model
  • CASM Human Factors Tool
  • SOCIAL Checklist
  • Mountain CRM Outro