Accident: Peruvian Ridge

Observer Name
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Occurrence Date
Tuesday, January 20, 1970

Region:

Location Name or Route
Lower Peruvian Ridge
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
47
Trigger
Skier
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Depth
3'
Width
125
Vertical
300
Carried
2
Caught
4
Buried - Partly
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 1967-71, Knox Williams.

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