Denver Post Out West Column for June: First-responder training for wilderness

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“Help! There’s been an accident!”

A man jogs up to me and my partner, Read McCulloch, to tell us what happened. “I was mountain biking with my girlfriend, and she just popped off this jump and slammed into a tree. She’s not moving! Please help!”

McCulloch and I grab our equipment and follow him down the path. We find a woman’s body crumpled against the base of a tree. Her face and hair are splashed with blood, and her arm is at an odd angle.

Read the rest: Berman: First-responder training for wilderness

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screen-shot-2012-06-05-at-103802-pm.pngRelated: Bloody Mayhem at WFR Recert photo set

Related: “Joshua Berman: There’s always more to see right here at home” – Denver Post

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