Mountain Safety http://www.kplu.org en Air bag becoming standard equipment for skiers http://www.kplu.org/post/air-bag-becoming-standard-equipment-skiers <p>The air bag credited with saving a woman from an avalanche at Stevens Pass is starting to become standard equipment for back country skiers in the Northwest. The expert skiers who seek the thrill of more remote areas are no strangers to signs of avalanches.</p><p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 23:26:30 +0000 Jessica Robinson 4208 at http://www.kplu.org Air bag becoming standard equipment for skiers "Off limits" skiers could be fined http://www.kplu.org/post/limits-skiers-could-be-fined <p>Every winter we hear about skiers and snow boarders at nearby ski resorts who end up in dangerous situations after wandering into areas marked “off limits."&nbsp; That often triggers expensive search and rescue operations. Mon, 24 Jan 2011 16:07:47 +0000 KPLU News Staff 625 at http://www.kplu.org "Off limits" skiers could be fined