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Accident: Helper

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Monday, February 24, 2014
Avalanche Date
Friday, January 19, 1979
Region
None » Outside of Regions » Helper
Location Name or Route
Braztah #6 Mine, Spring Creek west of Helper
Slope Angle
37°
Trigger
Natural
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3'
Width
60'
Vertical
250'
Caught
7
Carried
7
Buried - Fully
1
Killed
1
Accident and Rescue Summary
Below is a narrative of the accident from The Snowy Torrents; Avalanche Accidents in the United States 1972-1979, Knox Williams and Betsy Armstrong.
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