Drew Hardesty

Alta Avalanche
3:53 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Skier Trapped After Alta Avalanche

Credit Utah Avalanche Center

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. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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Avalanche Season
4:23 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Avalanche Center Offers Warnings Already In First Report

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.

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