Local Motion: Skiing's Pleasures and Dangers

Jan 6, 2016

Dark Canyon Trail in a snowstorm earlier this year.
Credit Jake Ryan / KVNF

It’s snowed heavily so far this year, and cross country skiers, backcountry explorers and snowshoers are happy.  Skiers and adventurers of all types are hitting the snow, and while fun, it can also be dangerous.

Listen below to hear from Dave Knutson, the president of the Grand Mesa Nordic Council; Ethan Greene, the executive director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center; and Phil Volckhausen, the president of West Elk Mountain Rescue.