Accident: Alta Ski Area

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Occurrence Date
Tuesday, January 6, 1976
Occurence Time
3:30pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Snake Pit
Elevation
8900
Aspect
North
Trigger
Skier
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Storm Slab
Depth
2'
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 1972-1979, Knox Williams and Betsy Armstrong.

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