Show number 67: A Winter Storm Warning (Reprise)
- Lieutenant Phil Caporale, Extended Interview [MP3 format; length 5:19; 639,815 bytes]
More on how the Bargetto party could have better prepared, how you can better prepare, and how to help search and rescue if someone you care about is missing.
- The WildeBeat #26: Really Cool Camping, part 1
An introduction to snow camping by Mike Clelland, a winter camping instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School, and the illustrator and co-author of Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book. Mike talks about clothing, camp site selection, and shelter.
- The WildeBeat #27: Really Cool Camping, part 2
An introduction to snow camping by Mike Clelland. Mike talks about kitchens, cooking and nutrition, and staying warm at night. Ben Lawhon from the Leave No Trace Center gives some additional tips for low-impact snow camping.
- Map of Mike's route [PDF format; 3,653,574 bytes]
This topographic map of Mike and his companion's route will give you a sense of the terrain they were in and how that made the rescue more difficult.
Winter Camping and Preparedness
Press about the Bargetto party rescue