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  • Avalanche Danger is High
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    Published - 02/12/14 - 09:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    Avalanche Danger
    Avalanche Danger
    (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) - With recent storms and high avalanche dangers, snowmobilers are encouraged to be prepared and know how to avoid being caught in an avalanche.

    Utah State Parks rangers remind you to following these safety tips when heading into the backcountry:

    - Always check weather and avalanche conditions before you depart

    - Carry and know how to use an avalanche beacon, shovel and probe.

    - Never ride alone

    - Avoid steep slopes

    - Let someone know where you’re going and when you’ll return

    - Know the terrain you are going to ride

    - Carry a first aid kit and emergency supplies

    For additional safety tips and avalanche information, please visit ohv.utah.gov.

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