UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
Mountain Warfare Training Center Bridgeport, California 93517-5001
LESSON PLANMOUNTAIN SAFETYINTRODUCTION
. The key to mountain safety in a mountainous environment is proper prior planning. Adhering to certain basic principles and predetermined actions willallow an individual or unit to efficiently perform their duties with minimum discomfortand maximum safety.2.
. The purpose of this period of instruction is to familiarize the student with thetwelve mountain safety considerations and the acronym used to remember them. Thislesson relates to all training conducted in a mountainous environment.3.
INTRODUCE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
a.TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE. In a mountainous environment, execute preventive measures for mountain injuries, in accordance with the references. b.ENABLING LEARNING OBJECTIVE. Without the aid of references and giventhe acronym "BE SAFE MARINE", list in writing the principles of mountain safety,in accordance with the references.4.
. The material in this lesson will be presented by lecture anddemonstration. You will practice what you learn during upcoming field training exercises.Those of you who have IRF's please fill them out at the conclusion of this period of instruction.5.
. You will be tested later in the course by written and performanceevaluations on this period of instruction.TRANSITION: Having discussed our purposes, let's now look at the planning and preparationof a military operation.