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January 15, 2019

Editors note: We are currently in the midst of a monster snow cycle, so please be careful with all the new snow!  Here is a story that was generously contributed by Matt Francis that I thought was relevant.  These events happened in 2016, but could easily repeat themselves just about anytime and anyplace there is avalanche danger.  Be safe...

December 6, 2017

Its too early to worry about avalanches right?  WRONG!  #dontbedumb

After my scathing comments in the last blog entry, about the guys who triggered the hourglass avalanche, you would think I'd know better.  Nope.  I guess that we are just as eager to ski as anyone, and can ultimately overlook the same warnings.

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