During an average winter avalanches claim the lives of three backcountry recreationists in Montana. So far this winter three snowmobilers and one snowbiker have died in three separate incidents in the Cooke City and West Yellowstone areas. It’s the highest avalanche death tally among motorized users in the state since the 2011-2012 season that...
Montana Records Most Avalanche Deaths For Motorized Recreationists In Nearly A Decade
So far this winter three snowmobilers and one snowbiker have died in three separate avalanche incidents near Cooke City and West Yellowstone. Dave Zinn with the Gallatin Forest Avalanche Center has survival tips to those who find themselves in an avalanche.
Avalanche Center Details Recent Cooke City Death
An avalanche near Cooke City over the weekend that killed a snowbiker marked the fourth avalanche fatality in Montana this year. Dave Zinn a forecaster with the Gallatin National Forest Service Avalanche Center who conducted the investigation shared the cause of the avalanche Tuesday on Voices of Montana.