Accident: Figure 8 Hill

Observer Name
Bruce Tremper
Observation Date
Monday, March 17, 2014
Avalanche Date
Sunday, February 15, 1987
Region
Figure 8 Hill
Location Name or Route
Twin Lakes Reservior
Elevation
9800
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
38
Trigger
Skier
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3'
Width
450
Vertical
500
Carried
1
Caught
1
Buried - Fully
1
Killed
1
Accident and Rescue Summary

Scanned images of the original accident report.

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