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.
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 […]
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.