Snowskater Outruns Avalanche

A rider on a binding-less “snow-skate” outruns an avalanche on Vail Pass in Colorado. While the rider gets safely past this slide, it could have turned out worse. Be safe out there.

Sean McCoy

Editorial Director Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.