Accident: Doughnut Falls

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Monday, February 24, 2014
Occurrence Date
Sunday, February 1, 1981
Occurence Time
1:00pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Gully near Doughnut Falls
Elevation
7800
Aspect
West
Slope Angle
40
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Storm Slab
Weak Layer
New Snow
Depth
3.5'
Width
50
Vertical
100
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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