Ski Malfunction Strands Skiers Near Bend Oregon
Here’s a good example of why all backcountry skiers should carry a satellite communication device, as well as a backcountry repair kit: Two skiers were recently stranded in the backcountry near Bend, Ore., due to a ski malfunction. Thankfully, the skiers were successfully rescued and in good condition. For more information check out the article here.
Don’t have a satellite communication device? Check out Rob Coppolillo’s article on why you need one and which one to choose. Also, here’s his piece about how to build a backcountry repair kit.