272 Pay for Search and Rescue? Also, trail etiquette

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This week Bob and co-host Kevin discuss why some agencies in charge a fee for search and rescue missions, and why agencies in Colorado don't. Should people be charged for the cost of rescues? How is that decided, and who makes the decision? It's a pretty lively discussion.

Also, we respond to a listener request and go over basic trail etiquette.

This week's podcast sponsored by Springshome.com

New York Times article (may require account) https://nyti.ms/3AyQnxv

Family charged with cost of "preventable" rescue: https://bit.ly/3mR1jSb

Previous podcast with El Paso Cnty SAR: https://bit.ly/3v4WjgN

Colorado Search and Rescue card: https://bit.ly/3mNahQr

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