Haskill Slide

A snowboarder triggered a large avalanche at Whitefish Mountain Resort Thursday. 

The Flathead Avalanche Center says the slide was large enough that it could have buried a person, but luckily, no one was injured in the avalanche. 

Whitefish Mountain Resort spokeswoman Riley Polumbus said the slide was within the park's boundaries, but noted the area was closed due to conditions at the time. 

Ski patrol responded to Thursday's avalanche. They called the area "clear" after talking with witnesses and conducting a full search using transceivers, probes and K9s as a precaution. 

Large explosives had been used the day before the slide to reduce the risk of avalanches in the area. 

The resort lists several closures due to conditions.

They ask that you check the snow report before planning your trip. 

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