Utah Avalanche Center

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with outgoing Utah Avalanche Center Director Bruce Tremper on his nearly 30 year career with the Center. Park City Planners Anya Grahn and Kirsten Whetstone discuss Wednesdays' Park City Planning Commission agenda items, PC MARC Wellness Coordinator Dondee Sherer-Likes and Mary Closser with Recycle Utah talk about Wednesday's free Lunchtime Learning and Jenny Mauer and Kelsey Teegen with the Christian Center of Park City talk about Saturday's Hike for Hunger fundraiser.

In this edition of The Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and guest host Chris Cherniak speak with the executive director of the Utah Avalanche Center, Paul Diegel. Then,  it’s Sean Foy – with the Burst Workout. All that plus some wisdom on thriving after 50.

The recent snowfall, laden with moisture, has made avalanche danger considerable and it may be that way until February. Rick Brough has more.

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. 

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.