Check out this video that someone by the name of Mike Salmon just posted. In a recent snowmobiling trip near Afton, Wyoming, one of the riders gets caught in an avalanche slide as he attempts a backcountry hill climb. Luckily, his group is able to spot his sled in the aftermath and rush to the scene. He was completely buried up to his head and appears to be alright. Very lucky!

It is important to remember to proceed with caution right now in the backcountry. With the unusually warm weather throughout much of the West, avalanche danger remains high in the region. Let this video serve as a reminder: