Mountaineers witness massive avalanche in Canada

They were lucky to escape the torrent of snow

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A group of mountaineers in Canada recently witnessed a life-threatening avalanche.

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The experienced group noticed debris falling from the mountainside before the avalanche hurtled past them.

The torrent only lasted a few minutes but left a lifelong memory for the group.

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