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Snowmobiler Triggers Avalanche in Afton, Wyoming

Check out this huge slide triggered by a high marking snowmobiler up in Afton, Wyoming.  Good thing he was able to stay on top and his friends were able to get to him quickly. That was lucky!
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Julien Lopez Caught in Massive Avalanche in FWT Competition VIDEO

This morning we woke up to some pretty incredible news that Julien Lopez had triggered an avalanche during his run at the second attempt at the Freeride World Tour stop in Fieberbrunn (the women skiers skied earlier in the week...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Gigi Rüf Talks About Getting Caught in an Avalanche

After getting caught in his first avalanche last year while filming for the Pirate Movie Productions film “Perceptions” in Alaska,  pro snowboarder Gigi Rüf reflects on the lessons he learned and why the avalanche...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Ste Foy Tarentaise Avalanche Video

This video from an avalanche in France was taken a week ago.  It’s scary. It caught the 5th skier on the slope, typical of a persistent slab avalanche, and propagated large enough to take 4 people out who thought they we...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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CBAC White Rock Field Day

Crested Butte Avalanche Forecaster Ian Havlick gives tests and photo observations from numerous spots.  Tests conducted on 1/2/15.
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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CBAC Investigates Large Avalanche on Mt. Owen

It is touchy out there! CBAC forecasters Zach Guy and Evan Ross investigate the crown of a slab avalanche that occurred around 12/22/14, and demonstrate the current persistent slab problem.
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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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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Carson Pass Avy Video

A backcountry rider near Kirkwood Mountain Resort triggered this slide, which carried him about 500 feet.  He was not buried and uninjured.  Be smart out there!
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Big Avalanche Footy from Nepal

Big mountains produce big avalanches.  Check out this one from Tilicho Lake in Nepal.  This one easily crosses the large lake and up the other side of the valley.
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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JP Auclair Street Segment, Andreas Fransson “Happy Winter”, Liz Daley

It’s really sad to hear of yet more avalanche deaths in the ski world.  Freeskiing legend JP Auclair and big mountain line pioneer Andreas Fransson both lost their lives in an avalanche in Chile on Monte San Lorenzo ye...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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