Avalanche Awareness Night coming up

Jan. 8 presentation to demonstrate tools, tips and techniques that could save your life


Carbon County Search and Rescue is sponsoring Avalanche Awareness Night on Jan. 8 at the Platte Valley Community Center. Search and rescue member Landon McGuire planned the event and will be the main presenter.

“The more people we get to attend, the more people we educate and the less the chance we’ll be out digging them out of slides,” McGuire said. According to McGuire it usually takes about 30 to 45 minutes just to get to a trailhead before search and rescue can head into the backcountry to offer aid.

The presentation will include videos and discussions on safety important to anyon...

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