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This Week’s Backcountry News – November 15, 2015

Do you know what happened in the mountains this week? Here’s a selection of news, articles, posts, videos, photos, and other cool things that we...
Avalanche Beacon Check

Snowboarder Survives Avalanche In Canada’s Glacier National Park

1 Backcountry Skier and 1 Snowboarder Caught In Size 3 Avalanche On Bruins Ridge Near Rogers Pass In British Columbia At around 2:35 PM on Sunday, November...
Avalanche Debris - Pixabay

Backcountry Skier Partially Buried In Hatcher Pass Avalanche

Human Triggered Avalanche Buries Skier Up To His Chest On Friday, November 6, 2015, a backcountry skier triggered an avalanche on Hatch Peak near Hatcher Pass...
Avalanche | AMJ File Library

Two Hunters Caught In 300′ Avalanche In Montana’s Bridger Range

First Avalanche of The 2015/2016 Season In Montana The first avalanche incident of the 2015/2016 season was reported on Thursday, November 5, 2015 by the...
The Do It's, Teton Pass

Bookmark Your Local Avalanche Center

Are You Ready To Go Backcountry Skiing? Are you itching for winter to arrive so you can go skiing? Deep powder days and epic backcountry adventures...
Avalanche | AMJ File Library

Take An Avalanche Course In 2015/2016

A Formal Avalanche Course Can Save Your Life Are you heading into the backcountry this winter? If so, please take an avalanche course.Snow science and snow safety...
Ecrins National Park - Pixabay

Seven Climbers Dead After Avalanche in French Alps

Breaking News: Avalanche In The Massif des Ecrins Swept Seven Mountaineers To Their Death, One Seriously Injured Seven climbers were killed by an avalanche around noon...

Ski Arpa Avalanche Control Work

Avalanche Control Work At Ski Arpa, ChileAfter a big storm at Ski Arpa in 2011, we went out to do avalanche control work.Without explosives, we...