Accident: Water Hollow

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Monday, March 17, 2014
Occurrence Date
Monday, January 6, 1986
Occurence Time
4:00pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Near Windy Pass in Water Hollow
Elevation
8900
Aspect
Northwest
Slope Angle
37
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
2'
Width
125
Vertical
700
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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