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By Andi Bourne
Pathfinder 

Avalanche awareness - Know before you go and check yourself

 

December 20, 2018

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Missoula Avalanche Center's Todd Glew explaining different types of avalanches using his hands to describe how the snow slides.

SEELEY LAKE – Clearwater Resource Council hosted an Avalanche Awareness program Dec. 6. Missoula Avalanche Center's Todd Glew gave a presentation to help winter recreationists recognize snow instability, avalanche terrain and avalanche triggers as well as establishing safe travel protocols.

Glew has been mountain guiding and giving avalanche education for the past 15 years. He has skied all over the world and started working for the Missoula Avalanche Center two months ago. He said he has been caught in a bunch of avalanches.

"Most people who get caught in an avalanche survive. They are...



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