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WHITE PASS TRACKER RESCUE

Here’s an inspiring guest blog from WD Frank of Yakima, Washington, who was rescued by his touring buddy, Rick Johnson, last year with a Tracker DTS.

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Ken Wemp: Lake Ann, WA January 2004

Buried in a busy area - are there too many signals?

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A TALE OF TWO RESCUES

Below are two avalanche accounts from the same guy — Bob Turgeon.

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Dan Caruso: Davos, Switzerland January 2001

Just because it is in the middle of a ski area doesn't mean it is safe.

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TRACKER RESCUE IN MONTEZUMA, COLO.

Jeff Nass, a local snowboard photographer from Denver.

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PROCTOR MOUNTAIN TRACKER RESCUE: JANUARY 2008

The following account is from Janina Kuzma.

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SAVED BY A TRACKER IN BARILOCHE, ARGENTINA

Here’s a guest blog from Randall Stacy, an 18-year-old sponsored snowboarder from Vermont. He was rescued with a Tracker DTS two years ago this time of year at Cerro Cathedral, Argentina.

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Matt Potratz: Lewiston, ID

His tracker saved his life.

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DRAMATIC FATHER-SON T2 RESCUE IN NZ

Imagine watching your father disappear under six feet of avalanche debris, then no way to dig him out. That’s what happened to a group of New Zealand heli-skiers. 

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MIRACLE IN LA BAQUEIRA: FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT OF A TRACKER RESCUE IN SPAIN

Here’s a guest blog from Fer Barrios who was rescued with a Tracker DTS last season in the Spanish Pyrenees. 

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