Accident: Doughnut Falls

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Monday, February 24, 2014
Avalanche Date
Sunday, February 1, 1981
Region
Doughnut Falls
Location Name or Route
Gully near Doughnut Falls
Elevation
7,800'
Aspect
West
Slope Angle
40°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow
Depth
3.5'
Width
50'
Vertical
100'
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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