2 hrs ago
North Cascades Highway closer to reopening
As the close of the work week Thursday, April 16 about two weeks into the effort, Washington State Department of Transportation east and west snow removal crews were separated by just nine miles of snow-covered highway.
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7 hrs ago
Ill winds paint dusty picture for Colorado snowpack
Along with sandhill cranes and antelopes, snow-weary mountain dwellers often migrate en masse to warmer spots in the spring, heading to the Desert Southwest to take a break from skiing.
11 hrs ago
Skier Sets Off Avalanche and Records the Whole Terrifying Experience on His GoPro
Considering its position as the No. 1 brand channel on YouTube , it's really of no surprise that this insane video comes from today's prime purveyors of adventuretime content, GoPro.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
GoPro First Person Point of View Video Showing What It's Like to...
In this first-person point of view video captured by a GoPro HD Hero3+ , Canadian skier Eric Hjorleifson sets off an avalanche while skiing through a mountain of powder and then proceeds to ski through it.
Medical examiner: 39 now confirmed dead in Washington State mudslide
A total of 39 bodies have been recovered from the mudslide that hit Oso, Wash., the Snohomish County Medical Examiner reported Wednesday.
Be Aware of Depth Hoar - The large grains of sugary snow are still an ...
Depth hoar found at the bottom of the snowpack can propagate huge wet slab avalanches.
Four skiers die in Norway avalanche
Norwegian police say rescuers have found the bodies of four skiers who were killed by an avalanche in central Norway.
Die Young Never Stray From Their Chosen Path
Less than a year after one of Houston's best hardcore bands was resurrected upon front man Daniel Albaugh's return from Philadelphia, Die Young is back with an EP that is short on running time but very long on a peculiar brand of confessional, compelling metalcore.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Experts issue warnings for avalanche and blizzard risk
THE thousands of enthusiasts heading to the mountains over Easter have been warned to beware the changing conditions and old patches of snow hidden from the sun.
On a hill, in sight of Europe
The border fence around the Spanish territory of Melilla is all that separates them from access to Europe.
From Asia To California
Several months ago, Global Hotel Network invited me to share my views of the impact on Orange County, California-and the entire US-that the coming avalanche of tourists from mainland China will have on all of us in the hospitality industry and beyond.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
No Criminal Charges in Fatal Montana Avalanche
A prosecutor in Montana says he won't file charges against four young men who were snowboarding or sledding on Mount Jumbo when an avalanche struck a Missoula neighborhood, killing a woman.
Vail Daily News
Against the Wind'
Kirk VanHee in the 1970s in Aspen. He'll be at the Bookwork in the Edwards Riverwalk Tuesday for an author's event for his memoir, "Against the Wind."
Government of British Columbia: BC Coroners Service confirms identification in avalanche fatality
The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a woman who died in hospital on April 12, 2014, after being involved in an avalanche incident near Golden the previous day.
The Daily Townsman
Avalanche kills skier near Golden
Golden Search and Rescue reported that the woman was skiing with a tour group on Gothics Glacier above Fairy Meadows Lodge.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Future in doubt for OC's longrunning mountaineering course
Founded in the 1950s and often so popular it required a waitlist, the course hit a low point in enrollment this year, falling five students short of the 15-student minimum.
The unacknowledged risk of Himalayan avalanches triggering
In International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 187, No. 2. , pp. 277-283, doi:10.1007/s10704-014-9939-3 A "universal" model for avalanche triggering, as well as for collapse of suspended seracs, is presented based on Quantized Fracture Mechanics, considering fracture, friction, adhesion and cohesion.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Snow Piled High as Crews Begin Plowing Glacier's Sun Road
A rumbling fleet of snowplows and excavators began the daunting task of clearing a path along Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road on Thursday, forging through a winter's worth of snow and heralding springtime in Northwest Montana.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Weekend snow will delay effect of dust darkening high-country drifts
Snow forecast for the central mountains of Colorado this weekend will further bury the melt-hastening layer of dust that blasted the state 11 days ago.
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Spirituality: Jesus reminds us to look for those who are lost
As the search continues for the avalanche victims in Oso, Wash., and for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, I can't help but wonder who would search for me if I were lost.