Accident: Snowbird Ski Resort

Observation Date
Monday, March 17, 2014
Occurrence Date
Monday, November 7, 1994

Region:

Location Name or Route
Pre season - Peruvian Gulch, Snowbird
Elevation
10400
Aspect
North
Trigger
Skier
Carried
1
Caught
1
Buried - Fully
1
Killed
1
Accident and Rescue Summary

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A solo backcountry skier was skiing in Peruvian Gulch before Snowbird was open for the season when he triggered an avalanche that caught and killed him.

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