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Accident: Little Superior

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Monday, February 24, 2014
Avalanche Date
Monday, January 2, 1984
Region
Little Superior
Location Name or Route
Little Superior
Elevation
10,200'
Aspect
Southeast
Slope Angle
38°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer
Density Change
Depth
2'
Width
150'
Vertical
1,500'
Carried
2
Caught
2
Buried - Partly
2
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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