Accident: Evergreen Ridge

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Monday, February 24, 2014
Occurrence Date
Friday, January 11, 1980
Occurence Time
4:30pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Evergreen Ridge
Elevation
9200
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
42
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Deep Slab
Weak Layer
Depth Hoar
Depth
2.5'
Width
150
Vertical
200
Carried
1
Caught
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 1980-1986, Nick Logan and Dale Atkins.

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