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Accident: Murdock Peak

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Monday, February 24, 2014
Avalanche Date
Monday, March 22, 1982
Region
Salt Lake » Park City Ridgeline » Murdock Peak
Location Name or Route
Murdock Peak - Todd's Bowl
Elevation
9,400'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
43°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
2'
Width
175'
Vertical
500'
Carried
2
Caught
2
Buried - Partly
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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