An Increased Avalanche Danger in the Back-country

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0  Updated at 11:32 am, January 14th, 2013 By: Managing Editor
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(ISLAND PARK, ID)  —  Officials from the Caribou-Targhee National Forest are warning residents and travelers about avalanche dangers in the back-country. Avalanche warnings are in effect in the northern areas of Island Park and West Yellowstone. Danger remains low to moderate in the east and southern areas of Island Park. They urge those visiting the back-country to notify and friends and family about when and where they’ll be traveling and to carry an avalanche beacon if possible. To check avalanche forecasts before your next trip to the back-country, visit www.avalanche.org