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An avalanche in Maverick Canyon South of Togwotee Pass briefly buried one person Saturday, but ultimately caused no injury to the unidentified victim.  The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center describes the slide as 50 yards across, about 200 yards long and having a three-foot crown.  Avalanche Center Forecaster Bob Comey says the avalanche was triggered by the snowmobile party and the buried snowmobiler was rescued by his companions. The slide was one of two reported Saturday, and Comey says more were reported Sunday as well with no other reports of individuals being caught in them.

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