MEEKER | Avalanche Rescue Skills class in Meeker, Wednesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. at Mountain Valley Bank Community Room. $40 per person. All new class on transceivers and rescue techniques taught by Mike Duffy, professional avalanche educator and snowmobiler. Bring your riding partners and avalanche gear to class: transceiver, shovel, probe and pack. Discount offered on avalanche gear for all participants. Call Suzan Pelloni at 970-623-2900 to sign up.
RBC I Recent avalanche fatalities and current snowpack conditions in the high country have prompted the U.S. Forest Service to send a strong warning to those traveling in the backcountry to use extreme caution. Related
RIFLE I Recent and heavy snowfall has prompted visitors to get out and enjoy winter on the Rifle Ranger District, especially the areas open for snowmobiling. However, current conditions are extremely unstable. Related
MEEKER | In reference to the Feb. 14, 2017, avalanche fatality in Garfield County, Colo., the victim has been identified as Jesse Christensen, 55 years old, a Steamboat Springs resident. Upon being notified of the […]