Snowmobiler Injured in the Centennial Range, ID when a Cornice Broke and Triggered an Avalanche

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Location of cornice avalanche.

Yesterday, a snowmobiler was injured when a cornice broke and carried him a few hundred feet down a cliff which triggered an avalanche in the Centennial Range of Idaho between Sawtelle Peak and Mt. Jefferson, according to the Friends of the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center.

Fremont County Search and Rescue reported the rider was injured and ambulatory, and evacuated by air ambulance to a hospital.

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