Practice your avalanche beacon skills

12:01 a.m. on November 10, 2009 (EST)
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It's November and for most of us there's not much significant snowfall — yet. But, you can prepare now for ski season by practicing locating a partner's avalanche beacon. According to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center, people who regularly use their avalanche beacons are 30 percent more likely to find buried people alive. So, practice searches by you and your companions are essentia...

Full article at http://www.trailspace.com/blog/2009/11/10/avalanche-beacon-practice.html

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