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Avalanche Fatality in Idaho
On February 27, four snowmobilers were caught in an avalanche north of Burke. Two riders were buried, and one did not survive. You can view the preliminary report here.
This was the 26th avalanche fatality in the US this February, and the 33rd fatality this season. The CAIC extends our deepest condolences to all the families, friends, and everyone affected by these accidents.
Final Report Published - Ruby Mountain southeast of Rand, CO
On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at around 3:00 PM, two snowmobilers were caught in a large avalanche near Ruby Mountain southeast of Rand, Colorado. One rider was partially buried and was not injured. One rider was fully buried and killed. You can read the full report here. Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends, and everyone affected by this accident.
Commitment to Getting the Forecast this Winter
Getting the forecast is the most important thing you can do before you head into the backcountry. We are joining our partners at the Friends of CAIC and asking everyone to pledge to check the avalanche forecast before you head out into the backcountry this winter. Take it, share it, do it - let's build a safer community together! https://www.forecastpledge.org