CBAC 10th Avalanche Awareness Night

Avalanche Awareness Videos: From Europe and FWT

Avalanche Awareness Videos: From Europe Here is a great edit when during inspection at a European freesking competition a few competitors found themselves staring straight up at an avalanche coming down on them. Luckily there w...
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Jones Pass Slide: 10/31

If it’s deep enough to ride it’s deep enough to slide.  This is POV footage of a skier’s close call with a slab on Jones Pass on the Front Range yesterday.  You can read about his adventure by following this...
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Report on Beehive Avy Fatality

A 28 year old Bozeman man died after a small avalanche carried him over a rock face on Beehive Peak in Montana.  The victim and party had taken all of the appropriate precautions, but it still ended in fatality.  According t...
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Avalanche Accident on Schuylkill

As we finally see our first real storm cycles of the year, the backcountry is proving to be very active here in Crested Butte, and throughout the state. Two skiers were caught and injured in an avalanche on Mt. Schuylkill̵...
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FWT Snowbird Postponed

Yesterday, on what was supposed to be the morning of the Freeride World Tour stop at Snowbird, a large avalanche ripped out during patrol’s control work.  The slide, which had a 12 foot crown, has made the venue unrideab...
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Drone Video of Crystal Avalanche Chairlift Damage

There have been some crazy avalanche cycles around North America recently.  A 4.5 avalanche recently slid right outside of Revelstoke. Only a few days ago we posted video of a large controlled at Crystal Mountain in Washington...
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Huge Crystal Mountain Controlled Avalanche

Check out this large controlled slide at Crystal Mountain.  It seems like the avalanche danger is silly high everywhere but in our backyard.  If it does go, however, it can go like this.  )
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Large Natural Avalanche in Anthracites

Crested Butte Avalanche Center forecaster Zach Guy investigates the large natural avalanche that occurred on the wind loaded East Bowl of the Anthracites.  
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East Vail Avalanche Rescue

A skier in what looks like a party of three triggered a slide and was partially buried in the East Vail Chutes.  The episode was recorded on a pov camera.  A lot of bad decisions are made in this video.  However, the way he ...
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CBAC Christmas Poem

The Crested Butte Avalanche Center is coming at you with another Christmas poem, this one all about basal facets and El Niño. Be safe if you’re going to backcountry, the resort is getting dumped on! Enjoy! Fri, Dec 25, 2...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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