Ski Patrol in Colorado (Paperback)

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The Army's 10th Mountain Division, developed during World War II for combat missions in the mountains of northern Italy, evolved into ski patrols as we know them today. Far-reaching and nuanced, the job of a ski patroller combines long days, physically demanding work in high alpine environments, and the ability to respond to complex medical emergencies. In Colorado, ski patrol has grown from a volunteer operation to a professional workforce--incorporating advancements in lifesaving techniques, avalanche forecasting, and specialized guest services. Relying heavily on their fellow patrollers, life-long friendships are forged on the mountain and often embellished in legendary tales--many of which are shared within.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781467102513
ISBN-10: 1467102512
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: November 26th, 2018
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Images of Modern America