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Avalanche

It may be Yellowstone’s summer season, but avalanches are causing temporary closures of the East Entrance, stopping the already steady flow of tourists. After multiple temporary closures, officials at Yellowstone National Park are advising tourists passing through the East Entrance to anticipate more closures this week. The reason is an increased avalanche danger in the…

Two Minnesota men are dead after their snowmobiling party was caught in an avalanche on Scotch Bonnet Mountain, north of Cooke City, Montana. Captain Tad Dykstra with the Park County Montana Sheriff’s Office shared information on two recent calls undertaken by personnel with Park County Montana Search and Rescue. Unfortunately, there was tragedy amongst the…

KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday identified a snowmobiler killed in a Wyoming avalanche as a 41-year-old Nevada man. Brandon Jones, of Elko, Nevada, was killed Friday after the avalanche overtook him as he was riding on a slope known as “Suicide Hill” in the Salt River Range southeast of Afton, Wyoming, the Lincoln…


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