When you are heading out into the back country for some winter fun, you may not think about dying – but maybe you should. Nearly 1,100 people have been killed by avalanches in the United States since 1950 – and it turns out that what may cause the most danger is not nature. It’s human nature. New York based writer Heidi Julavits recently wrote about this for the New York Times.
Listen to her conversation with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner at cpr.org