Many times, avalanches are intentionally triggered to prevent them from blasting down the slopes uncontrolled. That’s the case in this video. Last January, an avalanche was triggered on Telluride’s Ajax Peak as a crowd of onlookers cheered at the display. Try to spot the initial explosions that set this massive slide off.

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