Ophir Avalanche Video

I’ve found imovie on my macbook to be a very easy way to upload short video clips taken from my point & shoot (Canon Powershot) to youtube. Below is a 35 second video clip of an avalanche triggered by explosives dropped from a helicopter above Ophir, Colorado on January 8, 2008:

I believe they were able to make two slides run on a Tuesday — when the weather finally broke — after having the road into Ophir closed since the previous Saturday night when a natural release down the St. Louis slide path blocked the road.

 

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