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How A Backpack Helped A Backcountry Snowboarder Survive An Avalanche

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Hart Van Denburg/CPR News
Backcountry skiers and snowboarders took advantage of good snow and clear skies on New Year’s Eve 2020 to get in turns off the Continental Divide at Loveland Pass. Maurice Kervin leaves his tent, where he spent a few nights as close to the action as possible, gets ready to hitch a ride to the pass.