Posts tagged Avalanche Photos
The Wizard of the Wasatch (WoW)

Bob Athey is the Wizard of the Wasatch. His website is “Snow and avalanche conditions in the Wasatch range including photos, diagrams, snow pit graphs and trip reports in winter. Images of wildflowers, goats and other wildlife, changing season leaves, and trip reports from hikes and runs in the summer and fall.”

Spend some time poking around his site. You’ll be well rewarded for your efforts. Here too is a collection of articles and videos featuring the WoW.

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Colorado Avalanches: Hwy 550, Highlands Ridge & Winter Storm Ulmer – March, 2019

Colorado was the lucky recipient of historic snow falls early in March, 2019. Here is a collection of some of the news stories and video about the storm and some of the resulting avalanches. This article focuses on the overall storm, eventually labeled as Winter Storm Ulmer, and avalanches along U.S. Highway 550 and the Highlands Ridge avalanche.

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Utah Avalanche Center

The Utah Avalanche Center is a collaborative effort between the Forest Service - Utah Avalanche Center and the Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center. The UAC provides: Daily avalanche & mountain weather forecasts and backcountry conditions reports, “Know Before You Go Awareness” information & training, Avalanche education opportunities, and other avalanche resources.

Resources Available:

Utah Avalanche Center - Blog & Podcast.

Links for UAC on:

  • App for iOS devices,

  • Instagram,

  • Twitter

  • YouTube

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