Utah Avalanche Center http://kpcw.org en Backcountry Danger Won't End Soon http://kpcw.org/post/backcountry-danger-wont-end-soon <p>The recent snowfall, laden with moisture, has made avalanche danger considerable and it may be that way until February. Rick Brough has more.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 20:46:57 +0000 Rick Brough 8089 at http://kpcw.org Backcountry Danger Won't End Soon Skier Trapped After Alta Avalanche http://kpcw.org/post/skier-trapped-after-alta-avalanche <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A backcountry skier dragged into a ravine by an avalanche Monday was saved by a special air bag she deployed in a bid to stay afloat. </span>KPCW's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Leslie Thatcher has more.&nbsp;</span></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Urfn-Bj62Fo" width="540"></iframe></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:53:03 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 7528 at http://kpcw.org Skier Trapped After Alta Avalanche Avalanche Center Offers Warnings Already In First Report http://kpcw.org/post/avalanche-center-offers-warnings-already-first-report <p>The Utah Avalanche Center, in its first report of the season, warns citizens of the the perfect storm of avalanche danger, taking place in the early season due to the first significant snowfall blankets the Wasatch Mountains. KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.</p><p></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:23:47 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek 6830 at http://kpcw.org Avalanche Center Offers Warnings Already In First Report