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Search and rescue responds to climber who fell 50 feet in Little Cottonwood Canyon

SALT LAKE CITY — Search and rescue crews responded to Little Cottonwood Canyon after a rock climber fell about 50 feet while rappelling Saturday.

Lt. Brian Lohrke of the Unified Police Department said the 27-year-old male was conscious, breathing and alert after the fall. 63 more words

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Little Cottonwood Canyon open again after second avalanche closure in 24 hours

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah – Car after car was turned around Friday at Little Cottonwood Canyon after the second avalanche in the area in less than 24 hours. 288 more words

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Heavy artillery, new technology key in preventing deadly avalanches in Utah's high country

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — Little Cottonwood Canyon uses the same technology to prevent avalanches as it did seventy years ago.

According to Bill Nalli, UDOT’s Avalanche Safety Program Manager, UDOT prevents avalanches from a creation by Montgomery Atwater, a World War II soldier. 531 more words

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Scaling to the Summit of Pfeifferhorn Peak

For my first peak summit in the Wasatch Mountains, I had to go big. The Pfeifferhorn with its jagged knife-edge traverse, rocky scramble and hidden summit was just the hike to fit a warm weekend this last summer. 597 more words

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Caught on Video: Avalanche in Little Cottonwood Canyon

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A Utah Department of Transportation traffic camera captured footage of an avalanche ripping down the hill and onto the roadway in Little Cottonwood Canyon Monday morning. 47 more words

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Caught on Video: Avalanche in Little Cottonwood Canyon

SALT LAKE COUNTY — A Utah Department of Transportation traffic camera captured footage of an avalanche spilling down the mountainside and onto the roadway in Little Cottonwood Canyon Monday morning at 9:15 a.m. 196 more words

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The Sparkle of Frost

He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter.   ~John Burroughs
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