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Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center

Report: Airbag saves rider near Mount Wagner

The Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center reported an avalanche took place on the flank of Mount Wagner on the afternoon of Saturday, January 9. A snowmobile rider triggered the event and was caught in it. According to the report, the slide took…

Forest Service asks recreationalists to be winter aware and enjoy the season

◆ Avalanche danger listed as low in the Bridger-Teton. The Rocky Mountain Regional Office of the Forest Service officially welcomed winter this week and asked outdoor enthusiasts to use common sense as they recreate. “Now is a great time to…

Orem, Utah man identified in avalanche death near Jackson Hole

This story courtesy EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. JACKSON, Wyoming — A Utah man died near the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Saturday after triggering an avalanche in Rock Springs, a sidecountry area south of the ski area. The…

Commissary avalanche claims the life of Utah man

A 35-year-old Utah man has died at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center after he was buried for a short time in the Commissary Ridge area of the Bridger-Teton National forest southeast of Star Valley. Brennan Walpole was snowmobiling with…