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Western avalanche death tally rises after two skier fatalities occurred over holiday weekend

In another wave of tragic accidents following multiple slide-related skier deaths in the Western U.S. this January, two avalanches, one in Salt Lake City, Utah’s Electric Lake region on January 18, and the most recent in the Castle Creek Valley region of the Aspen backcountry on January 21, have claimed the lives of two people.

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Two skiers die after inbounds avalanche in Taos, New Mexico

An avalanche at Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico on Thursday, January 20 took the lives of two skiers. The accident occurred inbounds on Kachina Peak, terrain that had opened for the season earlier in the … [Read More...]

How an East Coast slide proves that avalanches don’t care where you live

Avalanches in Vermont are considered as uncommon as getting the measles. But in March 2018, Vermont residents Aaron Rice, 28, who notably climbed and skied 2.5-million vertical feet in 2016, and … [Read More...]

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