Photo: Building skills for the backcountry

Posted: Friday, April 09, 2010

Students participating in a Discovery Southeast day at Eaglecrest Ski Area on March 26 practice backcountry skills with Doug Wessen, of the Juneau Mountain Rescue, and the Eaglecrest Ski Patrol. "It was a successful day," Bartlett said. "We had a good group of kids that learned about avalanche safety, snow science and outdoor survival skills."

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