Common Sense vs. GPS in Wyoming

 
by Michael Sevren, msevren@k2tv.com 
 
A GPS or other type of electronic navigational device can make find your way around a lot easier. But in winter weather in Wyoming, following directions from a computer cannot only get you lost, but put you in a life threatening situation. 
 
Just this week, four Northwest College students had to be rescued from the Owl Creek Mountains after they got stuck using a GPS device that told them to cross the mountains via a seldom-used road.