In avalanche country, it's life and death
This video shows scenes from a fatal avalanche that occurred in February 2010 on the Dallas Trail that links San Juan Hut System huts along the north side of Mt. Sneffels. It's serious business out there, folks!
Venturing into steep, snow-filled back-country requires through education about avalanches, and knowledge of assessing current conditions. Here are some links for educational purposes.