Avalanche danger high

Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Utah and other Western Idaho have ideal conditions for getting killed in the mountains-

Avalanche danger rated ‘high’ in central Idaho. Backcountry travelers advised to stay home until danger subsides. By Jason Kaufman. Idaho Mountain Express.

Northern Utah: Beacon saves avalanche victim at Big Cottonwood ridgeline. By Lindsay Whitehurst. The Salt Lake Tribune.

Storm drops 30 inches in Jackson, WY. Jackson Hole Daily. By Angus M. Thuermer Jr.

Avalanche claims life at Jackson Hole ski resort. Montana’s News Station. com

Two snowmobilers killed in Utah avalanche [on Mt. Logan above Logan, UT]. CNN

2 Snowmobilers Killed in Grand Lake Backcountry Avalanche [Colorado]. Denver Post

Avalanche closes Loveland Pass. Vail Daily






Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University. He was a Western Watersheds Project Board Member off and on for many years, and was also its President for several years. For a long time he produced Ralph Maughan’s Wolf Report. He was a founder of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He and Jackie Johnson Maughan wrote three editions of “Hiking Idaho.” He also wrote “Beyond the Tetons” and “Backpacking Wyoming’s Teton and Washakie Wilderness.” He created and is the administrator of The Wildlife News.

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