Accident: Pharoahs Glen

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Avalanche Date
Sunday, February 12, 1967
Region
Pharoahs Glen
Location Name or Route
Pharoahs Glen
Elevation
8,100'
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
33°
Trigger
Hiker
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Weak Layer
Graupel
Depth
4"
Width
300'
Vertical
1,500'
Carried
2
Caught
2
Buried - Partly
1
Buried - Fully
1
Killed
2
Accident and Rescue Summary

Below is a narrative of the accident from The Snowy Torrents; Avalanche Accidents in the United States 1967-71, Knox Williams.

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