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.
This is avalanche season. An update now from the Gallatin Forest Avalanche Center by Dave Zinn.
This time of year is ripe for potential avalanches but there’s some life-saving equipment to help make sure you are prepared for one. Dave Zinn with the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center on what you’ll need.
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.