Aspiring Avalanche Dogs Aim to Increase Snow Safety – Rex Specs

The day before we spoke, Matt Gunn woke up to a call putting him on notice for a potential rescue situation around an accident on Mount Cook on New Zealand’s south island. Two climbers were missing, and the authorities were considering bringing in a dog team to assist. As always in these situations, Aspiring Avalanche Dogs was the organization to call, and Matt and his current rescue dog Rocket sprang into action to prepare for the mission in case they got the go-ahead. Matt was raised in the Mount Cook area of New Zealand, a rugged alpine region that has produced some of the world’s best climbers and mountaineers. As part of this community, Matt was all too familiar with losing friends and neighbors to accidents, and as his passion for outdoor sports and respect for the mountains continued to

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