Accident: Sunset Peak

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Occurrence Date
Wednesday, November 13, 1985
Occurence Time
2:30pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Sunset Peak
Elevation
10500
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
35
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3.5'
Width
175
Vertical
600
Carried
2
Caught
2
Buried - Partly
1
Buried - Fully
1
Killed
2
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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