Avalanche Footage and Imagery

It’s been a wild February and March for avalanche footage and imagery from around the world. There have been many high profile slides around North America and Europe including slides that have hit homes and ski resort infrastructure.

In case you have any question as to the destructive potential of an avalanche, here’s a collection of footage from around the interweb:

Big wet slide in South Tirol Italian Alps: (worth watching to the end)

Video, images and story about ski patrol controlled slide at Crystal Mountain, WA:

Images of Crystal Mountain’s High Campbell Chair after ski patrol triggered avalanche that took out base station

Avy control work on Alaska’s Richardson Highway

Clearing debris from slides on Idaho’s Avalanche Alley Route 21

Images of Mt Jumbo slide that hit homes in Missoula MT

Aerial control work video from Stevens Pass, WA

Historic slide cycle in Canadian Rockies video

Video of avalanche debris on Kootenay Pass, BC

Avalanche Snow Sheds on the Trans Canada highway doing their job

Aerial footage of the slide at Crystal that took out the High Campbell chair lift

Even the East is having massive slides! Check out this one in Maine