Storm Bringing Heavy Snow to Washington CascadesSkiiers and boarders should be happy. Forecasters say frontal systems moving through Washington Wednesday and Thursday will bring heavy snow to the Cascades.
Survivor: Deadly Avalanche a 'Horror Story' Powder Magazine senior editor John Stifter, who witnessed the slide that killed three of his skiing companions Sunday, said one person survived by bear-hugging a tree and holding on as the snow barreled over him. "It's an absolute horror story," Stifter said Monday.
3 Skiers Killed in Stevens Pass Avalanche - 4th Survived Well-equipped and familiar with the terrain, about a dozen expert skiers were making their way through a foot-and-a half of fresh snow when an avalanche hit them in an out-of-bounds area near Stevens Pass ski resort.