Mountain Rescue Aspen passes re-accreditation exam
Saturday, 9 June 2012 | Evan
The process involved an avalanche scenario, winter steep snow evacuation, vertical rock rescue, low-angle rock rescue and a missing person search. A 32-person evaluation group, comprised of members from 12 other regional Mountain Rescue teams, traveled from as far away as Alaska to test Mountain Rescue Aspen. Over 40 Mountain Rescue Aspen personnel were involved in the exercise. Flight for Life Colorado also joined the re-accreditation exam on Sunday during the avalanche and winter steep snow evacuation.
Aspen Daily News Staff Report