On April 22, 2020 partners of the project PIMReC – «Adaptation of former observatory on the Pip Ivan mountain to the needs of alpine rescue service training center» organized online coordination meeting via Cisco WebEx cloud platform. Project aim is to establish close cooperation between Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University and Warsaw University, Polish and Ukrainian rescue services to enhance the safety of mountain tourism.Continue reading 3rd Steering Committee Meeting of the PIMReC Projec
A new hiking and camping season is not far off. That’s why before you are going to find the perfect backpacking tent, you should pay attention into the 5 main following decision points.Continue reading How to Choose a Backpacking Tent: 5 useful question
Nowadays mobile phone is one of the things that we almost always have in our pocket – also in the wild mountains. Modern phones provide many opportunities, and making phone calls has long ceased to be their main function. We spend more time using different apps. We asked our rescuers from Pip Ivan Mountain Rescue team and Mountain Volunteer Search and Rescue Bieszczady Group to share their favorite outdoor apps and tested them out. Here are the top fifteen useful hiking apps.Continue reading 15 useful hiking apps
Video showing how Pip Ivan Mountain Rescuers evacuated injured tourist from the mountain was uploaded to the Internet a few days ago.Continue reading Pip Ivan Mountain Rescuers conducted rescue operation to help injured tourist in the Chornohora mountain range (video)
On February 20 within the project entitled “Adaptation of the former observatory on the Pip Ivan Mountain for the needs of the Mountain Rescue Training Center” (PIMReC) at the Precarpathian national University in Ivano-Frankivsk a round table was held. During the event for various tourist companies and organizations in Ivano-Frankivsk region the importance of implementing the PIMReC project for improving the safety tourism and cross-border territories in the Carpathian Mountains was presented.
Due to the spread of COVID-19, all trainings for rescuers and events within PIMReC project scheduled for April postpone.
We will inform you about the new dates as soon as the situation stabilizes, and we will be able to make appropriate decisions.
On December 12-14, 2019, in Wetlina (Poland), 10 Ukrainian rescuers from the Pip Ivan Mountain Rescue team (Department of State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Ivano-Frankivsk region) and 10 Polish rescuers from Mountain Volunteer Search and Rescue Bieszczady Group (GOPR Bieszczady) participated in common training.Continue reading Joint Polish-Ukrainian mountain rescue services training have begun