GOPR winter retrofitting: crowdfunding campaign
GOPR foundation raises funds for winter equipment. During the pandemic, more and more people began to practice winter sports in the mountains. Often without adequate preparation. The number of so-called qualified activities in the mountains has increased (skitouring, ultrarunning and others). As a result, rescuers face new challenges during many cold-weather operations. In addition, in winter in the mountains, the so-called “paragliding” has become popular. dry walruses (sometimes also called penguining) and the consequent increasing need to provide quick aid to the injured.
From the first minutes of the mountain action, it is necessary to ensure the safety and thermal comfort of the rescued. For many of these needs, the GOPR is not fully ready with equipment. Therefore, the GOPR Foundation decided to organize funds in the formula of crowdfunding on the site zrzutka.en: drop.en/winter-action-gopr. Thanks to this, everyone can support the GOPR.
Rescuers are raising funds for modern equipment to help them in their daily work during the winter season. Both increasing the effectiveness of the actions carried out and affecting the comfort of the rescuers. The equipment for which funds are being collected is m. in. software for fast drone image analysis, specialized rescue sleeping bags or modern avalanche probes.
Prizes provided by the GOPR Foundation – m are waiting for the supporters. in. Postcards from GOPR people, calendars or participation in training courses conducted within the GOPR academy.