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Tag: Avalanche Dogs

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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National Safety Awareness Week Recognized Throughout Ski Country

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jan.15, 2013, under General

It’s that time of year again. Time to highlight that when on the slopes, it’s always Safety First! Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) and its 21 member resorts are hosting safety themed events in an effort to raise awareness of ski safety among skiers and snowboarders. In conjunction with the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), CSCUSA resorts will recognize National Safety Awareness Week that begins on Saturday, January 19, and runs through January 27.

Arapahoe Basin Avalanche Dogs Ride The Chairlift

Arapahoe Basin Avalanche Dogs Ride The Chairlift

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