Caught on Camera: Swan Range Avalanche
By angelamontana

Posted: January 31, 2024

Check out this cool avalanche footage from the Swan Range, filmed by Chris Mischke of Big Sky Fishing Charters while he was out ice fishing recently.

Avalanche safety begins with proper education and preparation. Before heading into avalanche-prone areas, individuals should familiarize themselves with the local avalanche forecast and terrain features. It’s essential to recognize potential avalanche terrain, such as steep slopes, convex rolls, and gullies, and to avoid high-risk areas when possible.

Avalanche safety is an ongoing process that requires constant vigilance and adaptation to changing conditions. By staying informed, practicing safe travel techniques, and being prepared for emergencies, individuals can enjoy the beauty of snow-covered landscapes while minimizing the risk of avalanches. Remember, the best way to survive an avalanche is to avoid being caught in one altogether.


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