SMOKEJUMPERS: PAGE 186
2005 PROSPECT CREEK FIRE NEAR COLDFOOT
Is the world climate changing? In 2005, smokejumpers battled many large fires in the Brooks Range, farther north than we normally travel. Steep mountainous terrain presented challenges and rewards - ascending to ridgetops providing vistas of vast landscapes normally inhabited only by grizzlies, caribou, and sheep.
Fire Reaches Into High Country
Smokejumpers Prepare For Day Shift
Kurt Borcherding Bags Gear
John Lyons Briefs Jumpers
Building Fold-A-Tank
Shouldering Hosebag Up Fireline
Direct Hoselay Attack
Kurt Atkins Talks Tactics
Fire & Ice

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