Video of the Day: Skier nearly misses avalanche

(YouTube/Michael Fischer)

A skier triggered an avalanche at Dutch Draw, Conehead in Park City on Feb. 17. The video shows two skiers coursing down the slope. A third skier narrowly escaped the avalanche that had broken out. According to the Utah Avalanche Center, new snow in the area contributed to the 50-foot-wide soft slab avalanche.

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