UPDATE - Missoula Police Department Public Information Officer Travis Welsh issued a press release at about 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 1.
Avalanche Update; Saturday March 1, 2014
As of 2:00AM this morning, emergency crews have cleared from the scene of the avalanche. Power lines have been secured, and the gas lines have been capped. There is no information currently available regarding the medic
Thanks to the invention of the helicopter, heli skiers are able to access untouched snow on some of the most remote mountains in the world. The only problem is the untouched “pow pow” can be easily transformed into an avalanche. See an amazing video of a skier’s narrow escape from an avalanche.