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Tag: Avalanche Dog

Ski Patrol’s Best Friend

by Mountain Correspondent on Apr.09, 2013, under Colorado Skiing, General

One of Wolf Creek Ski Area’s Ski Patrollers has some particularly bad breath. I’ve just watched Rico execute a rescue of a buried avalanche victim in a training drill put on by Wolf Creek, and as I congratulate him on a job well done, Rico’s halitosis washes over me and I’m struggling for fresh air, much like the simulated avalanche victim he just rescued. I can’t help but wonder what he had for breakfast.

Having smelled Rico’s breath, my guess would be dog food. And I’d be right, because Rico is one of Wolf Creek Ski Area’s avalanche dogs.

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Arapahoe Basin Introduces Rio the Avalanche Dog

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Apr.08, 2013, under General

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area announced it has added another certified avalanche dog to Ski Patrol – a Golden Retriever named RIO!

Rio the Avalanche Dog

Rio the Avalanche Dog

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