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Observer Name: 
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date: 
Monday, February 24, 2014
Avalanche Date: 
Thursday, March 3, 1977
Location Name or Route: 
Gad Valley
Elevation: 
9700
Aspect: 
West
Slope Angle: 
34
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
4'
Width: 
80
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 1972-1979, Knox Williams and Betsy Armstrong.

Coordinates: 
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