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01-24-20 Snowpack Update Image

01-24-20 Snowpack Update

Education | General | Snowpack | Weather

Avalanche conditions from January 11th until January 24th have been at considerable danger, trending towards moderate danger. We are currently most concerned with persistent weak layers, failing near the ground on depth hoar and facets. The second

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Snowpack Upadate 01/10/2020 Image

Snowpack Upadate 01/10/2020

Snowpack

1-10-20 Snowpack Update After the winter solstice, we got a small snowstorm that deposited a few inches of snow and a crust layer on the top of the snowpack. Before

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Snowpack Summery 12/24/2019 Image

Snowpack Summery 12/24/2019

Snowpack

Snowpack Summary 24/12/2019 What to say about this season’s snowpack? It’s the focus of many conversations I’m having recently, mostly about when we are going to get one. From a

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We’re Hiring!

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West Central Montana Avalanche Center Avalanche Forecaster Position Currently one Missoula based position available: Full-time seasonal  Position Overview/Summary: West Central Montana Avalanche Center (WCMAC) Avalanche Forecasters deliver avalanche forecasts and

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Avalanche Fatality Near Choteau Image

Avalanche Fatality Near Choteau

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Unfortunately, we just received word that an avalanche fatality occurred yesterday outside of Choteau. Preliminary information is that the individual was in a snowmobile group and not wearing an avalanche

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