Backcountry = Deadly Sketchy
North American avalanche fatalities now number six this season
Two young snowmobilers were caught and killed in an avalanche Wednesday near Mt. Logan in Providence, Utah, near the Utah-Idaho borderfurther tragic proof that backcountry conditions around the West remain very, very sketchy at the moment. And with continued snowfall only adding stress to an already tender snowpack, conditions appear to be getting worse. The takeway: Be careful, be very careful.
According to avalanche.org, the two Utah sleddersJesse Ryan Johnson, 23, of Hyrum, ...
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