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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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Watch plow clear feet of snow from Little Cottonwood Canyon

That's a lot of #snow! One of our plows clearing LCC on Sat. Sheds are gearing up for another major storm this weekend. #UTWX…

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VIDEO: Seperated By An Avalanche, Ski Partners Thought One Another Had Died

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Avalanche news continues to flood in after this past week’s storm and perhaps no story is as remarkable as one involving two friends who’d thought each other had died in an avalanche near Alta… 114 more words

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