Natural Avalanche in Cardiac Bowl

By | January 28, 2010

How about a gasp for the current Little Cottonwood Canyon snowpak? The first photo below is courtesy of Robert Athey. Here is his a caption from the photo, which was circulating on Facebook.

“Natural avalanche in Cardiac Bowl -Fracture wraps into Little Superior Buttress.”

Photo by Robert Athey
Photo by Robert Athey

From the same cycle, check this next photo from High Greeley in the Alta Ski Area boundaries…this photo taken by Carvn Chip Robinson. Jesse posted a quote on an article at The Daily POW about this, yikes…

“An Alta ski patrol worker was briefly buried during avalanche-control work at the resort Sunday morning. About 9 a.m., he was helping with routine avalanche control when he was caught in a larger-than-expected slide near Greeley Bowl, said Alta General Manager Onno Wieringa. He was buried with only a hand sticking out, but his fellow patrollers pulled him out within about two minutes.”

Man, scary stuff. Stay safe out there hippies.

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