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Larry Wilson: Be prepared for winter travel

in his column this week, Larry talks about winter recreation and the importance of basic survival preparedness . . .

I guess it’s human nature to worry about the weather, or at least talk about it. Even so, I can’t help but wonder why people don’t think, talk and worry about things that would save them time, money or even lives.

A week or so ago, the North Valley Rescue Association conducted snowmobile training in the Canyon Creek area. This is a popular snowmobiling area, with miles and miles of groomed trails and an area where snowmobilers of all abilities can really enjoy themselves out of doors.

It’s also an area where, just a few years ago, a person was caught in an avalanche and killed.

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