A skier triggered this avalanche on a wind-loaded northeast-facing slope in the Sawatch zone, Colorado on November 13, 2020.
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Slopes like this which face north and northeast in above-treeline areas are some of the only places where there is enough snow to ride right now.
They are also the most likely places for you to trigger an avalanche.
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Check colorado.gov/avalanche for the most up to date avalanche conditions in Colorado.