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Avalanche Dog to the Rescue

...avalanche disaster in North America," Craig said. "Really, it would not be unheard of for us to have to do an avalanche search in and around vehicles or houses or dirty old snow piles in parking lots." Craig emphasized that people should...
Milo to the rescue!

...collie is preparing to become an avalanche search and rescue dog at Eaglecrest...Alaska to focus exclusively on avalanche search-and-rescue no national standard for avalanche search dogs," Craig said. He said...
The nose knows

...Dogs of Colorado. Patti Burnett is author of "Avalanche! Hasty Search," a guide to the care and training of avalanche search and rescue dogs. On Saturday at Eaglecrest, the Burnetts gave three demonstrations of Sandy's skill. "Since...
Swiss avalanche pro in town to talk, teach

...Efficient Search and Excavation," will begin at 7 p.m. Genswein has developed technologies and techniques to make avalanche search and rescue more efficient. He invented the Easy Searcher avalanche beacon training device used at Eaglecrest, Alyeska...
Discovering Eaglecrest all over again slide show in the Day Lodge. The Easy Searcher is an apparatus used to create a beacon park that simulates an avalanche search scenario. This is used when people want to practice the use of their personal beacons. Clough said the event was...
Self-rescue is best chance for survival

I am writing in response to the article printed Jan. 30 in the Juneau Empire about avalanche search and rescue dogs. I agree that an avalanche search and rescue dog is only "part of a whole quiver of assets." First and foremost, self-rescue...
What's happening

...Booksigning with Patti Burnett and her rescue dog, Sandy, for "Avalanche/Hasty Search: The Care and Training of Avalanche Search and Rescue Dogs," 7-8 p.m. Thursday, March 11, at Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall. Booksigning with Migael...
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Tips from the pro

...survival in avalanche rescue, the basic concepts of avalanche search and rescue technology, search techniques for single...groups. A portion of the training also included Urban Avalanche Search and Rescue (UASAR). A special thank you to Tom...


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