In an effort to provide you with the best information available, here’s an important follow-up on an article we published earlier in the week titled, Annual Avalanche Report Shows Colorado and Montana With Highest Rates of Avalanche Fatalities. The article discusses the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center’s annual report of fatalities from avalanches across states within the last 10 years. […]
Four snowmobilers are happy to be alive as they found themselves caught in an avalanche last Saturday, December 28th, in the Mission Mountains located just northeast of Missoula, MT.
According to Missoula County Sheriff Bob Parcell, 8″ of new snow accumulated 6 hours prior to the slide which happened at 1:20pm in the North Folk Bowl area.