February 12, 2019

Can human judgment handle avalanches?

We’re better than ever at understanding the dangers of avalanches. So why can’t we avoid them?

Kate Siber     July 20, 2015 From the HCN print edition

All morning, I’d heard the roar of sloughs rocketing down cliffs as I skied up a mountain in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Now, standing at the summit with my six friends and...

February 9, 2019

This well written article is the jam- It's filled with great mentors of mine and some fantastic quotes.


A natural slide from mid-January crossed the Ophir Pass Road, near Red Mountain Pass. (Photo by Bill Liske)

By Eric Ming, Watch Contributor         Feb 7, 2019

On Jan. 5, a skier participating in an avalanche cour...

February 5, 2019

Fascinating Blog Post from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.

There have been many close calls in January. How does that compare to other years?

CAIC Staff, 02/01/2019

As of January 31, we have documented 57 people caught in 42 separate avalanche events. Seven of the people have been critically (head under the snow) or fully buried, and two have died. 60% of the invol...

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