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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The Daily Utah Chronicle

Bozeman, MT - Anker-Lowe family hiking Alex Lowe Peak in Montana. (Credit: Lowe Anker Family)

National Geographic’s ‘Torn’ Documents a Family’s Loss and Explores Their Recovery

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor January 9, 2022

  National Geographic's latest documentary “Torn” is an intimate look into the life left behind by the “world’s greatest climber” Alex Lowe after his tragic death in an avalanche. In...

(Photo Courtesy of Daniel Eike)

Avalanches: When to Stay Off the Slopes

February 4, 2015

It was calm, and then suddenly it wasn’t. What was solid ground two minutes before was now rushing around him like a river. Waves of snow carried him 150 yards in a matter of seconds, and he was helpless. Daniel...

Speaker talks avalanche safety

November 17, 2013

Going into the backcountry and not being educated on avalanches and avalanche safety is a dangerous proposition that gets people killed every year, said Bruce Tremper, the Director of the Forest Service...