2008 Flathead Valley avalanches
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|Date||December 28, 2008|
|Location||Near Fernie, British Columbia, Canada|
The Flathead Valley avalanches were two avalanches that buried 11 snowmobilers near the town of Fernie, British Columbia, Canada on December 28, 2008. The avalanches ultimately claimed the lives of 8 of the riders, and prompted the need for more awareness on avalanche safety.