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Avalanche Fatality in Wyoming
A snowmobiler was killed in an avalanche southwest of Togwogtee Pass on January 9. We will update the preliminary report as more information is available. Our condolences go out to the family, friends, and everyone affected by this accident.
Avalanche Fatality in Colorado
A skier was caught, buried, and killed in an avalanche in Upper Senator Beck Basin, northwest of Red Mountain Pass, on January 5. CAIC forecasters will conduct an investigation and we will post more information on our accident page as it becomes available. Our condolences go out to the friends and family of the victim.
Avalanche Fatality in Montana
A snowmobiler was killed in an avalanche in Waldron Creek, west of Choteau Montana, on January 5. We will update the Preliminary Report as more information is available. We extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and everyone affected by this tragic accident.
Safe and Happy 2019!
Everyone at the CAIC would like to wish you a safe and happy New Year. It has been a great start to the season, but it is not unusual for us to see avalanche accidents around the holidays and New Year. Over the last 10 seasons, we documented 11 incidents and accidents during the first week of the New Year. Check out our blog for winter to date snowfall and more information.