Watch: Skier Triggers Avalanche Near Vail (April 24, 2020)

Watch: Skier Triggers Avalanche Near Vail (April 24, 2020)

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Watch: Skier Triggers Avalanche Near Vail (April 24, 2020)

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A skier triggered this loose wet avalanche near Vail on April 24, 2020. Nobody was caught. This is a perfect example of how a small avalanche in the wet surface snow can quickly build into a larger more dangerous avalanche. Move off slopes where you find more than about 5 inches of wet cohesionless snow.

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