Accident: Brighton Hill

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

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Location Name or Route
Brighton Hill
Elevation
9000
Aspect
Northwest
Slope Angle
42
Trigger
Snowboarder
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
4'
Width
300
Vertical
350
Carried
2
Caught
2
Buried - Partly
1
Buried - Fully
1
Injured
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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