May 24th, 2024

We’ve published the final accident report detailing the tragic avalanche accident that claimed the life of a skier on Friday, May 10th. You can read it HERE.

If you or a loved one is struggling after an accident in the mountains, our community is here for you. St. Luke’s Center for Community Health has funding to improve access for anyone seeking a helping hand. Their team can offer resources, information, and support for anyone experiencing emotional, mental, or financial hardship. The clinic is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and you can reach them at (208) 727-8733.

  • Quickly match you with a therapist who is available to support our community.
  • Financial assistance: No formal application process is needed.
  • Direct you to other resources that may be helpful, depending on your unique situation, goals, and needs.

Call or text 988 to talk to a trained crisis counselor and get support resources
Locally: 208-788-3596 |

Read the grief and loss support guide assembled by the Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center HERE.

We are closed for the season. We would like to thank the many people who make the Avalanche Center what it is: the Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center, local businesses and sponsors, the guides and ski patrol workers, and the backcountry skiers and riders. It’s a remarkable effort. Thank you all for your help, your donations, your observations, and your enthusiasm. During the summer, we are not in the office regularly but monitor

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