Accident: Snowbird periphery

Observation Date
Monday, March 17, 2014
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, April 1, 1992
Region
Snowbird periphery
Location Name or Route
Twin Peaks - Mineral Basin
Elevation
11,200'
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Carried
1
Caught
1
Killed
1
Accident and Rescue Summary

We are currently transferring our paper documents to our website.  Details for avalanches between 1987 and 2003 will be available soon.

A group of skiers was filming in Mineral Basin when the skier triggered the avalanche and was caught, carried and killed.

Coordinates

Support the Avalanche Center through your purchases

Discount lift tickets
All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the UAC when you purchase your next lift tickets.
Need new gear?
Make your next purchase from our Affiliate Partners and the UAC will receive a portion of the sales.
Shop
Sign up for our newsletters, emails and daily forecasts to stay up to date.
Subscribe