Snowboarder Gets Caught in Large Avalanche, Survives

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This is a video we never want to see. A snowboarder is riding above a drainage when a large avalanche is triggered. The angle captures perfectly the snowpack deteriorating beneath his feet and the following slide.It can be argued that his airbag helped him stay above the snow and saved his life.

With the massive amounts of snow that have fallen throughout the west, we urge everyone to use extreme caution if they choose to enter the backcountry.

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