Watch Avalanche Control Throw a Bomb From a Moving Helicopter and Set off a Massive Slide

Some­times you get to bring out the big bombs. Watch the heli­copter avalanche con­trol team for Wash­ing­ton State’s Stevens Pass at work after the resort was slammed with 10 feet of snow in as many days in Feb­ru­ary 2014.Pro Patroller Chris Brix­ey nar­rates what’s hap­pen­ing as  team mem­bers assem­ble igni­tors, light them, then throw a series of 50lb. charges from their mov­ing heli­copter and set off an incred­i­ble trees-rip­ping landslide.