Mount Taylor hot shot Clybert Peyketewa handles a chain saw Monday while squad boss and certifier Christopher Moore gives him some tips while felling a tree during training with chain saws on the slopes of Mt. Taylor as they prepare for the coming fire season.
Mt. Taylor squad boss and certifier Christopher Moore, left, reviews the steps that hot shot crew member Clybert Peyketewa used when he felled a tree during Mount Taylor hot shots training with chain saws on the slopes of Mt. Taylor. The training session included reviews of keeping exit strategies in mind and how to handle the chain saw for a bore cut.