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Experienced Skier Recalls Alaska Range Avalanche That killed his friend

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.08.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

Looking back on it now, Hopper said Monday with a sigh, the two men -- who had both taken avalanche training courses -- missed a key warning sign about the avalanche danger.

Weak Snowpack, Heavy Snow Raising Avalanche Danger

AP | By CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 01.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A weak, sugary snowpack is raising the avalanche danger in parts of the West, leaving slopes vulnerable to crumbling under the pressure of h...

Snowmobiler Survives Avalanche That Killed His Brother

Posted 01.25.2012 | Denver

A 21-year-old man from Fort Collins was able to survive an avalanche that killed his older brother on Saturday. The brothers, Jordan and Tyler Lun...

Skier Survives Large Avalanche, Warning Issued

Posted 01.03.2012 | Denver

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) has issued an avalanche warning for Colorado's backcountry after a telemark skier triggered a large a...


AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — State environmental officials say heavy snowfall has increased the risk of avalanches on Adirondack Mountain slopes, especially i...