If you've ever ventured into the Wyoming backcountry, you know that avalanches are a constant threat in the more mountainous areas. There's more than one person who has been caught up in a potentially tragic avalanche situation that will attest to the fact that avalanche dogs are the unsung rock stars of the region.
If you've ever had the pleasure of riding a snowmobile, you know there are few things in life that are more fun than that. If you've ridden in the backcountry of Wyoming, you also understand the avalanche danger. One Wyoming snowmobiler has shared video and his story about an avalanche he was caught up in, but lived to tell the tale.