Chris Bilbao of Portland, Oregon was skiing in the Monashee Mountains when he was swept away by the avalanche.
Bilbao and one of his friends were wearing chest-harness cameras to capture their ski adventure.
When Bilbao finally came to a stop, his friend was able to ski down and help him.
Bilbao says the experience was "like being in the ocean."
No one was injured in the avalanche.
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