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THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014

Avalanche warning for Mount Rainier, Cascades

WINTERSPORTS -- It's spring, but wintery conditions still have a hold on the Cascades. The National Weather Service is warning of avalanches on the west slopes of the Cascades in ...

TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014

SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014

MONDAY, FEB. 24, 2014

THURSDAY, FEB. 20, 2014

Video details killer avalanche near Ketchum

WINTER SPORTS -- The avalanche that killed a snowmobiler last weekend near Ketchum -- while a woman survived even though she'd been buried for 90 minutes -- is detailed in ...


Huge Canada avalanche prompts warnings

WINTER SPORTS -- Recent weather is creating hazards. Be careful out there. Massive avalanche in B.C. prompts warnings there and in Alberta The Canadian Avalanche Centre issued a high-hazard warning for ...

TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8, 2014

Avalanche report: danger not apparent to victims

WINTER SPORTS -- The avalanche that killed a snowmobiler riding in the Gallatin Mountains on New Year’s Day – the first Montana avalanche death in more than a year – was somewhat of ...

TUESDAY, DEC. 24, 2013

FRIDAY, NOV. 15, 2013

Avalanche courses available at Schweitzer

WINTER SPORTS -- The snow has barely piled up in the mountains and the first avalanche accidents of the year are being reported in the West. Be prepared. Two levels of ...

MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2013

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2013

Avalanche reporters find slushy conditions

WINTER SPORTS -- "We had it going on for a while, the melt-freeze I mean," said Kevin Davis in today Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center weekly forecast.   "Last weekend the ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013

THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

FRIDAY, FEB. 15, 2013

FRIDAY, FEB. 8, 2013

Avalanche hazard generally low in area mountains

WINTER SPORTS -- Snow conditions are "mostly stable" in the region's mountains going into the weekend and  the weather forecast calls for improving stability from the slight weak layers discussed in ...

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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