It’s CO Backcountry Winter Safety Awareness Week

The Governor proclaimed the week of December 7-13 as Colorado Backcountry Winter Safety Awareness Week. To reduce any increased impact on Colorado’s natural resources and search and rescue teams Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Colorado Tourism Office, Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry, Colorado Avalanche Information Center and Colorado Search and Rescue Association developed a backcountry safety pledge.  Take the Pledge

Also see CareForColorado which contains 7 Care for Colorado Principles, Care for Colorado video, Trash the Trash, and other education resources.