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Rain event triggers big slide in Heather Canyon - Video

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Avalanche debris pile in Heather Canyon at Mt. Hood MeadowsWe had a big slide in the canyon during this week's rain event. It was picked up as seismic activity. Not the biggest we’ve seen, but the debris is totally blocking the way to the runout from the foothills. Patrol will let grooming get started on clearing a path this morning (Friday) after the howitzer mission and routes. We may not be able to open it today, but should be able to on Saturday.

Heather Canyon was closed during the rain cycle. Here's video our Patrol Manager John Bain shot. We thank you for obeying all the closures and letting us get our work done so we can open the canyon when it is appropriate.