March 3, 2014

Snowboarder Triggered Avalanche Destroys Homes, Buries Residents

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A snowboarder triggered avalanche buried part of a neighborhood in Missoula, Montana.  The slide destroyed homes and injured residents, leaving one in critical condition.  Neighbors teamed up to dig the victims out.  The snowboarder was riding in a restricted area, and should be facing some jail time.

About the Author

1. Ed Dujardin
After moving out west for college, Ed took summer school so he could spend winters in Crested Butte. These days, he coaches the Western State Colorado University Freeride Team, and spends as much time as he can fishing the incredible rivers of the area.