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Where To Turn For Avalanche Center Info

U.S. avalanche contacts for snowmobile avalanche education

Published online: Nov 24, 2011 News
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Here is where you can find out the lastest information about avalanche conditions across the West.


Karl Birkeland, Acting Director and Avalanche Scientist

Forest Service National Avalanche Center  (406) 587-6954



Doug Chabot, Director

Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center, (406) 581-1110


Colorado, New Mexico

Ethan Greene, Director

Colorado Avalanche Information Center (303) 204-6027



Craig Gordon, Forecaster

Utah Avalanche Center, Western Uintas (801) 231-2170

Bruce Tremper, Director

Utah Avalanche Center, (801) 231-4744



Chris Lundy, Director

Sawtooth National Forest Avalanche Center,  (208) 720-8791


Bob Comey, Director

Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center (307) 690-4527



Brandon Schwartz

Sierra Avalanche Center, (208) 520-0058



Kevin Wright, Director

Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center (907) 227-6581



Mark Moore, Director

Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center (206) 526-6164

Freelance snowmobile avalanche educator (based out of Montana)

Scott Schmidt (currently an avalanche consultant, formerly an avalanche forecaster with the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center) (406) 587-7841