Real Survival Stories

Ravine Rescue: Canine Hero

Sept. 27, 2023

Danelle Ballengee is an endurance athlete, an experienced trail-runner who knows the Utah backcountry like the back of her hand. But when a training run through the sandstone mesas goes disastrously wrong, she’s left immobile and incapacitated. Trapped in a ravine, there is just the faintest glimmer of hope. Danelle will come to realise that her loyal pooch, Taz, could offer a moonshot chance of survival… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to Learn more about your ad choices. Visit neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.