On My Mind

Being Prepared If You’re Caught in an Avalanche

Snowy backcountry mountain

In the 2016 – 2017 winter season, 12 people in the United States were killed by avalanches, according to the Avalanche Information Center. Recently, two young snowboarders went missing in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. As of the posting of this blog post, the search for them has been suspended indefinitely. Both skiers carried cell… Read more »

Park City Fires 90 Volunteer Ski Patrollers and Cancels Program

Park City Recently Fired 90 Volunteer Ski Patrollers and Canceled the Volunteer Patrol Program. Volunteer ski patrollers make up an essential safety program in most ski areas.  They carry out and assist with countless rescues, medical aid calls, and help enforce safe skiing on the mountain.  They also assist guests by providing guidance, directions, and… Read more »