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Edna's training begins

These are the activities I have worked on in my first 24 hours with Edna:

  • housebreaking. I have either my eyes on her, or she is locked in her crate.
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The Cost of Cascade Peak

This time I decided to do a video blog so I did videos every few hours of my hike that should cover most of the normal hike. 918 more words

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Mount Olympus trail reopens, safety project completed earlier than expected

MOUNT OLYMPUS, Utah – Crews and volunteers worked Saturday to improve the safety of a trail on the upper portion of Mount Olympus.

Search and rescue crews have responded to lost and injured hikers in the area in the past, so volunteers built a series of large stacks of rocks, known as cairns, to better define the outline of the trail. 143 more words

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Outdoor/Wilderness Outings: PLAN!

Every year, I have highlighted this admonition, usually for my fly fishing brethren that trek in to be alone while fishing. Be prepared. And part of that is pre-planning and also worst case scenario planning regardless of how competent you are. 560 more words

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This drone can find lost or stranded people by picking up their mobile phone signals

In an emergency, a mobile phone can be the device that saves you, even if you aren’t able to make a call. A drone developed… 325 more words

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Stranded hiker rescued from Provo Canyon

PROVO CANYON, Utah – Crews have rescued a hiker stranded overnight in Provo Canyon.

The Utah County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the hiker, who was stranded on a cliff near Squaw Peak Road in Provo Canyon, at around 11:30 p.m. 229 more words

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