Accident: Helper

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Monday, February 24, 2014
Occurrence Date
Friday, January 19, 1979
Occurence Time
2:30pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Braztah #6 Mine, Spring Creek west of Helper
Slope Angle
37
Trigger
Natural
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3'
Width
60
Vertical
250
Carried
7
Caught
7
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.

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