CAIC Encouraging Backcountry Users to Stick to Low Angle Terrain With Instagram Competition

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While avalanche conditions remain sketchy, and in the aftermath of the deadliest avalanche cycle in US history, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) encourages backcountry skiers and riders to stick to low-angle terrain and win swag.

Use the hashtag #LowAngleFTW, tag @friendsofcaic, and they’ll share their favorites. The best will WIN from a grab bag of prizes from partners, including gloves, straps, packs, jackets, and more.

Low angle for the win! We want to see your best low angle adventures, whether that means powder slashes, tucked wiggles, meadow turns, or beautiful skin tracks. Use the hashtag #LowAngleFTW, tag @friendsofcaic, and we’ll share our favorites. The best will WIN from our grab bag of prizes from partners including gloves, straps, packs, jackets and more. What are you waiting for? Get posting like ⛷@megtwohig 📸@schuster.seth here from this past weekend!

The US has seen 32 avalanche fatalities this winter season, including 25 in February alone, almost one every single day.

Current Colorado forecast. Credit: CAIC

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