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Avalanche dog program kicks off ahead of Steamboat expansion

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Stina Sieg
Steamboat Ski Patroller Nate Birdseye with Mudd, a patrol pup in training.

Steamboat Resort is adding more than 600 acres of new terrain next season, including slopes more prone to avalanches. In anticipation of the change, Steamboat is adding an avalanche dog program that began this year with a black lab named Daisy and a Belgian Malinois/Shepard mix named Mudd.