TITLE

SNAPSHOT

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
High Country News;1/21/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on avalanches in the snowy slopes of the West's mountains in the U.S. According to reports, 14 people have died in avalanche-related accidents between November 2007 and January 8, 2008 which makes the snowy slopes of the mountains dangerous for back-country travelers this winter. It mentions that the months of January, February and March are the typical period for avalanche accidents. Based on statistics, it notes that snowmobilers are at a higher rate of danger beginning in the 1990s, as compared to any other group.
ACCESSION #
28693302

 

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