Slide season wraps up for Sierra Avalanche Center

LAKE TAHOE — Without a single avalanche death reported in California during the 2011-‘12 season, the final advisory of the year for the Sierra Avalanche Center will be posted Saturday, April 23.

For both avalanche conditions and fundraising for the center — a nonprofit institution — in 2011-‘12 has been an average year, officials said.

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