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7 Dead in US Avalanches Since November

December 22 2000 at 10:12 PM
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7 people have died since November in US avalanches. Experts are predicting an usually active season.
The victims ran the gamut: snowboard, snowmobilers, skiiers and hikers.

A lot of people are taking foolish risks.

Here are some links:
Avalanche's org's incident list for 2000-2001

Environmental News story on the danger

News Search on Avalanche

A story about US550 south of Montrose, Colorado, being billed "the most dangerous highway in avalanche season:

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