This amazing footage shows how easily an avalanche can happen.
The skier was on Mount Lipallian in Lake Louise Banff National Park. He made what’s called a “ski-cut” as he went down the slope, which is a tactic to determine the likelihood of an avalanche.
According to ski website, Snow Brains, the area had received well over a foot of snow in the last week, significantly increasing the risk of an avalanche.
Thankfully, this skier didn’t get buried in this one…