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Drowning In Snow

Every winter a number of  Washington skiers and snowboarders who are enjoying our deep backcountry and off-piste snows, fall head-first into tree wells. A skier or snowboarder who ends up in this position can ‘drown’ as quickly as a person who has a cement block tied to his feet and is thrown into a river. Here's what you should know.