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Avalanches

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Sylvan Pass

Avalanches or avalanche danger could close Yellowstone National Park's East Entrance, travelers are advised.

May 01, 2014 11:00 amLoading…

Officials mull uphill travel ban at Whitefish

WHITEFISH — The U.S. Forest Service and Whitefish Mountain Resort are considering changes to the resort's policy of allowing skiers to travel uphill after two people entered an area with active avalanche control.

March 23, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…
Missoula man ID'd as victim of avalanche near Philipsburg

Missoula man ID'd as victim of avalanche near Philipsburg

BUTTE – Authorities have identified the man who died Monday in an avalanche northeast of Philipsburg as Peter Maxwell, 27, of Missoula.

March 12, 2014 2:26 pmLoading…
Missoula fire crews say they'll train for urban avalanche response

Missoula fire crews say they'll train for urban avalanche response

MISSOULA — Tornado Alley. The San Andreas Fault. Missoula City Avalanche Zone?

March 09, 2014 9:28 amLoading…

Avalanche buries 2 snowmobilers, 1 killed

KALISPELL — A Montana man has died in an avalanche while riding his snowmobile on the Idaho-Montana border.

February 23, 2014 11:07 amLoading…
Highway 12 reopens west of Lolo Pass; more closures expected

Highway 12 reopens west of Lolo Pass; more closures expected

LOLO PASS - U.S. Highway 12 has reopened west of Lolo Pass, but the Idaho Department of Transportation warns to expect continued periodic closures because of the avalanche danger.

February 17, 2014 8:15 am Related Loading…

Skier injured in avalanche near Jackson

JACKSON, Wyo. — A skier is recovering after being swept off a cliff by a small slab avalanche south of the boundary of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

February 02, 2014 3:04 pmLoading…

Skier caught in Jackson Peak avalanche in good condition

JACKSON, Wyo. — A backcountry skier caught in an avalanche on Jackson Peak suffered significant injuries but was in good condition at a hospital.

November 12, 2013 10:28 amLoading…

Avalanche warning issued for the Bridger Range

The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche center has issued a backcountry avalanche warning for the Bridger Range.

February 25, 2012 7:15 pmLoading…
Yellowstone Park delays opening of Beartooth Highway, Dunraven Pass

Yellowstone Park delays opening of Beartooth Highway, Dunraven Pass

CODY, Wyo. — Wild spring weather has slowed plowing efforts on Beartooth Highway, prompting Yellowstone National Park to delay the road’s opening beyond the Memorial Day weekend for the first time in six years.

May 24, 2011 3:30 pmLoading…

Avalanches still danger in spring snowpack

JACKSON — Bridger-Teton National Forest avalanche forecaster Jim Springer got a ride to Rendezvous Bowl at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort this week and was greeted with a big surprise.

April 22, 2011 10:19 pmLoading…

Avalanche, first-aid classes offered Jan. 11-12 at Hi-Tech Motor Sports

A free avalanche and survival class will be offered Jan. 11-12 at 6 p.m. at Hi-Tech Motor Sports, 6540 South Frontage Road.

December 30, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Avalanche danger high in Cooke City area

More snow and high winds have bumped up the avalanche danger on wind-loaded slopes in the Cooke City area and the Washburn Range in southwestern Montana.

December 03, 2010 11:30 amLoading…

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