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Recco Avalanche Gear Testing at Deer Valley.

by Bob Winter February 6 2009 0 Comments

It's always comforting to know that the resort where you are skiing has the necessary gear to quickly and efficiently search and rescue if the unthinkable happens.

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Skiing at Deer Valley last Saturday, I noticed the ski patrol out fine tuning their skills with their Recco detectors - used in search and rescue situations that deal with avalanches.

Click here for a list of all resorts in North America equipped with Recco.

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Bob Winter

I live for winter, from skiing to snowboarding to bobsledding to aprés skiing, it's all good. I live in Utah because it always snows here.

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