January 23, 2022

Since Thursday’s snowfall, northerly winds have formed wind slabs at upper elevations—especially in our northern mountains. Both natural and triggered wind slab avalanches occurred yesterday.

Join us for Backcountry Magazine’s Backcountry Basecamp this weekend at the River Run base area. SAC staff and Sun Valley Ski Patrol will be on hand for educational clinics, demos, and more! More information here.

Want to know which of our mountain ranges get the most snow and why? What weather patterns bring heavy snow to the Wood River Valley? Join us for Digging Deeper next Wednesday, January 26th to learn these tidbits and more.