Avalanche at Big Red Cats Catches 12, All Survive

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One of the members of the party is, at the time of reporting, still in ICU at a hospital in Spokane. So until they’re released and well, this story can’t quite be labelled as “good news”.

But it’s most certainly makes a case for practicing with your beacon and choosing  backcountry partners that know how to react in the case of an avalanche.

This experienced group of 12 was cat-skiing with two guides. The slide broke off, burying 7. But everyone managed to get out alive.

Check out the clip from KSL news for further details….

 

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