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Category: Avalanche

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 Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center. The incident happened near Sacagawea Bowl in the Bridger Range north of Bozeman, Montana. At approximately 6:50 AM, two …

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 aren’t far away, but now is when the snowpack starts to take shape. That means that as a responsible backcountry traveler, you need …

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 is a complex topic that is best learned from a trained professional avalanche instructor. You’ll be amazed at what you can learn in …

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 on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 in the French Alps. The tragedy took place on the Dome de Neige (Snow Dome) on the Massif …

Ski Arpa Avalanche Control Work

Avalanche Control Work At Ski Arpa, Chile After a big storm at Ski Arpa in 2011, we went out to do avalanche control work.Without explosives, we roped up and found some very sensitive cornices. This video was captured while controlling some of the double black diamond terrain at Ski …