Accident: Evergreen Ridge

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Monday, February 24, 2014
Avalanche Date
Friday, January 11, 1980
Region
Evergreen Ridge
Location Name or Route
Evergreen Ridge
Elevation
9200
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
42
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Deep Slab
Weak Layer
Depth Hoar
Depth
2.5'
Width
150
Vertical
200
Carried
1
Caught
1
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 1980-1986, Nick Logan and Dale Atkins.

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