THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 2013

Man saves girlfriend from Utah avalanche

WINTER SPORTS -- Read the story of a couple that beat the odds of disaster. Also, read the Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center's weekly forecast when it's posted on Friday before heading into the winter backcountry.

FRIDAY, DEC. 14, 2012

Ortovox 3+ avalanche transceivers recalled for defect

WINTER SPORTS -- Ortovox has issued a recall notice for Ortovox 3+ avalanche beacons within certain serial number ranges. During search training, avalanche transceivers of the ORTOVOX 3+ model switched to transmission mode unintentionally after 120 seconds in search mode. Internal tests showed that a...


Experts tapped for Avalanche Safety Workshop in Whitefish

WINTER SPORTS -- Snow is coming to the mountains, and the most savvy backcountry travelers are gearing up physically as well as on their snow-travel skills. Here's a good start: The 2ndannual Northern Rockies Avalanche Safety Workshop, Oct. 13, 2012, from 7:30 am until 6:30...

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