Avalanche rescue dogs

9th April, 2016 by

By Edward Stoner

The following is part of a series of articles compiled by the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame that will take a closer look at the sport of alpine ski touring. The museum is located atop the Vail Village parking structure and features a treasure trove of ski history and heritage.Suppose you were asked to conjure up a picture of a mountain rescue dog. The image that would most probably pop into your mind first is one of a faithful St. Bernard, wooden keg attached to its collar, plodding valiantly into the teeth of a blizzard to …

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