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Avalanche Danger High In Gallatin National Forest

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Avalanche danger is high in the Northern Gallatin and Madison Ranges, following Monday nights snow fall.

A report from the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center said the Northern Gallatin Range received 28 inches of fresh powder on Monday.

The storm caused the snowpack to become very unstable, making avalanches more likely to occur.

In the past week, the center counts reports of backcountry users triggering slides around Cooke City. One of those avalanches even proved to be fatal.

Avalanche danger in that area remains considerable on Tuesday. For updates on avalanche conditions, click here.

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