Aspen local’s video captures Loge Bowl avalanche, gets engulfed in snow cloud
Video credit: Jesse Deane
This avalanche was set off on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. by a helicopter working with Aspen Ski Patrol doing avalanche mitigation. The helicopter dropped charges into Loge Bowl on the back side of Loge Peak near Aspen Highlands. Jesse Deane and his dad were asked to help make sure the Maroon Creek Road was clear of pedestrians before the charges were dropped. He captured this video of the avalanche that occurred.
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Aspen Skiing Co. officials made a tag-team appeal to the Pitkin County Commissioners Wednesday urging approval for the proposed expansion of the Pandora’s terrain and other projects on Aspen Mountain. The commissioners continued the hearing until Aug. 28, when a vote is possible.