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Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

Search & Rescue drills


March 21, 2019

Brian Varela

From left to right: Eric Castro, Heath Whitacre, Adam Caster and Bjorn Stolpe. Petersburg Search and Rescue members finished an 80-hour wilderness first responder training session on Monday. In a scenario where a bolt of lightning caused Whitacre to flee the scene and break his leg, Castro, Caster and Stolpe must work together to create a splint with whatever materials they can find.

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