CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — A man snowshoeing on Berthoud Pass ended up walking straight into trouble Sunday.
Two volunteer groups had to come to Brad Bylund’s rescue after he fell off the icy ledge of a mountain.
But the Littleton man also owes his safety to ham radio operators who called 911 for help.
“I got myself in trouble,” says Bylund about his predicament.
Grand County Search And Rescue and Alpine Rescue braved white-out conditions to answer a call for help on Mount Flora, a call that didn’t come by cell phone.
“You never know in the back country, if your cell phone is going to be reliable,” says Dawn Wilson with Alpine Rescue
The call came by ham radio…..
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