By the Numbers

87: reported avalanche incidents in our area last winter
21: people caught in avalanches
9: partial burials
3: full burials
3: fatalities
35: total avalanche fatalities last year in the U.S.
0: days the avalanche danger was rated "low" during the entire season
64: local avalanche classes taught, reaching over 4,900 students
3,534: daily average of Bozemanites who received local avalanche advisories posted on social media sites
$182,000: total donated to the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center since 1992