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Snow Business – A Firsthand Account Of Producing An Avalanche Forecast

Snow Business – A Firsthand Account Of Producing An Avalanche Forecast thelastchair: (Written by Eric Knoff, Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center – February 13, 2014) I’m skiing in fresh and stable powder when the alarm cuts through the early morning silence like a buzz saw. I quickly roll over and check my phone. It’s 3:15Continue Reading

Marcie in our second snow pit during a Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center safety training field session.

Massive avalanche ripped the entire East face of Mount Blackmore to the ground this week.  Photo © Vandenbos.