4-Legged Hero: Tribute To Henry, Vail’s First Avi Rescue Dog

Meet Henry, Vail Ski Resort’s first avalanche rescue dog. He’s cute, affectionate, and a hero in case of emergency.

Avalanche dogs can speed rescues with their keen noses. And they’re certainly cute! Henry is Vail’s first avalanche rescue dog, having served 11 years with handler Chris “Mongo” Reeder.

Since its launch, the program has grown, enhancing the safety of visitors and the cuteness of the Ski Patrol hut.

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