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AVALANCHE FATALITIES BY DATE


1900s
DateNameAgeLocationActivity/Travel
01/22/1903 Charles Comer0Cow Creek Drainage, Sierra Madre RangeMining - Lineman
01/22/1903 Peter LeMieux30Cow Creek Drainage, Sierra Madre RangeMining - Assistant Engineer
02/05/1907 John Reynolds0Kirwin, Absaroka RangeBuilding Occupant
02/05/1907 Mrs Charley Brunell0Kirwin, Absaroka RangeBuilding Occupant
02/05/1907 Charley Brunell0Kirwin, Absaroka RangeBuilding Occupant
12/28/1908 David Lindsay0Near Kirwin, Absaroka RangeUnknown
1910s
DateNameAgeLocationActivity/Travel
01/18/1912 Chas Boyer0Jackson HoleAt work
1913 Clarence Curtis0Mail Trail, Teton PassMail Carrier
1914 Franke Parsons0Mail Trail, Teton PassMail Carrier
1914 Freighter0Freight Trail, Teton PassFreighter
1916 Lt. Joseph McDonald25NW of Cleopatra Terrace, YellowstoneSoldier
1930s
DateNameAgeLocationActivity/Travel
02/11/1932 Harry Swanson17Crator Lake, Teton PassOn foot
1937 Hans Lundgren0Union Pass AreaTie Hack/snowshoer
1940s
DateNameAgeLocationActivity/Travel
12/15/1945 Bob MacLeod15Crater Lake, Teton PassSkier in Vehicle
02/13/1949 Harold Ross32Horse Creek RanchRancher
1950s
DateNameAgeLocationActivity/Travel
03/05/1956 John Stanley57Leeks Canyon, Snow King MountainLift Skier Out of Area
1960s
DateNameAgeLocationActivity/Travel
02/10/1962 Dr. Max Stock34Swift Creek, Salt River RangeSnowshoer
03/12/1964 Dick Pittman30Snow King MountainSki Patroller
1970s
DateNameAgeLocationActivity/Travel
01/16/1974 David Silha20Glacier Gulch, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
01/16/1974 Bart Brodsky18Glacier Gulch, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
01/16/1974 Micheal Moseley20Glacier Gulch, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
01/19/1975 Rick Caller24Near Owen Creek, Big Horn RangeBackcountry Skier
02/08/1975 Perry Despain14Near Centennial, WyomingTubing
01/12/1976 Jim Rierson19Jackson Peak, Gros Ventre RangeBackcountry Skier
01/12/1976 Phillip Gartland26Jackson Peak, Gros Ventre RangeBackcountry Skier
03/20/1976 Wayne Farrell20South Leigh Canyon, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
03/26/1977 Steve Karl23Jackson Peak, Gros Ventre RangeBackcountry Skier
04/26/1979 Jerry Lucas22Grand Teton, Teton RangeClimber
04/26/1979 Tim Drew24Grand Teton, Teton RangeClimber
1980s
DateNameAgeLocationActivity/Travel
02/16/1984 Pierre Muheim27Ferrin's Slide, Snow King MountainLift Skier Out of Area
02/03/1985 Bruce Melliger29Mt. Wister, Teton RangeClimber
02/09/1985 Dennis Jeperson0Rock Creek Knoll, Snowy RangeSnowmobiler
12/02/1985 Paul Driscoll48Rendezvous Mountain, Teton RangeSki Patroller
02/17/1986 Tom Raymer37Rendezvous Mountain, Teton RangeSki Patroller
1990s
DateNameAgeLocationActivity/Travel
02/22/1992 Gregory Felzien26Mount Norris, YellowstoneSnowshoer
02/28/1992 Dan Schwendiman21Dry Ridge, Teton RangeSnowmobiler
12/28/1992 Richard Sarnoff41Simpson Peak, Togwotee PassBackcountry Skier
02/25/1994 Rick Clayton36Greys River Road, Salt River RangeSnowmobiler
04/19/1995 Kevin Marriot22Taylor Mountain, Teton RangeBackcountry Snowboarder
01/14/1996 Ginger Shaw38Bradley Mountain, Near AlpineHelicopter Skiing
01/21/1996 Christopher Garber0Centennial Ridge, Snowy RangeBackcountry Skier
02/10/1996 Chris McGee29Strawberry Creek, Salt River RangeSnowmobiler
03/03/1997 Diane Dustman37Factory Hill, YellowstoneBackcountry Skier
03/03/1997 Rick Hutchinson49Factory Hill, YellowstoneBackcountry Skier
01/11/1998 Benjamin Romios21Battle Lake, Sierra Madre RangeSnowmobiler
01/03/1999 Dave Reyberg35Dry Lake Creek, Togwotee PassSnowmobiler
01/19/1999 Micheal Langer17Rendezvous Mountain, Teton RangeLift Skier
2000s
DateNameAgeLocationActivity/Travel
11/27/2000 Mark Nielson41Hoodoo Creek, Abasaroka RangeHunter
12/01/2000 Joel Roof28Glory Bowl, Teton RangeBackcountry Snowboarder
12/09/2000 Johathan Beall29Titmouse Ridge, Teton PassBackcountry Skier
12/25/2000 Sara Campbell26South Badger CreekBackcountry Skier
02/06/2001 Ralph Toscano Jr.43Rock Springs, Teton RangeLift Skier Out of Area
02/23/2001 Allen Wagner24Granite Canyon, Teton RangeLift Skier Out of Area
03/03/2001 Jay Almos39Lee Bowl, Salt River RangeSnowmobiler
03/11/2002 Chance Schiess16Grove Creek, Big Hole Range, IdahoSnowmobiler
03/16/2002 Mike Dollarhide32Jackson Peak, Gros Ventre RangeBackcountry Skier
12/26/2002 Matt Gillingham34Twin Lakes, West Side of the Snowy RangeSnowmobiler
01/04/2003 Tristan Picot19Near Ski Lake, Teton RangeBackcountry Snowboarder
01/05/2003 Joshua Roy Richins16Balls Mountain, Salt River RangeSnowmobiler
01/25/2003 Marshall Heverly43Kettle Creek, Togwotee PassSnowmobiler
01/27/2003 Pavel Wolf27Avalanche Bowl, Teton PassBackcountry Snowboarder
02/10/2003 Steve Haas41Hourglass Couloir, Teton RangeLift Skier Closed Area
02/24/2003 Mark Loveland41Smiths Fork, Salt River RangeSnowmobiler
01/31/2004 Ray Azar48Pyramid Peak, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
12/27/2005 Jessie Humphries21Split Rock Drainage, Togwotee PassSnowmobiler
01/05/2006 Laurel Dana43Mt. Taylor, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
12/16/2006 Daniel Boschae30Stewart Peak, Salt River RangeSnowmobiler
01/05/2007 Justine Kautz25Rock Springs, Teton RangeLift Skier Out of Area
02/17/2007 Nicolas Steinman25Palisades Peak, Snake River RangeSnowmobiler
03/10/2007 Paul Maniuci24Darby Canyon, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
01/02/2008 Dale Wagner44French Creek, Snowy RangeSnowmobiler
01/12/2008 Alan Jensen55Cottonwood Creek, Salt River RangeSnowmobiler
01/12/2008 Dr. Scott Bennett42Cottonwood Creek, Salt River RangeSnowmobiler
01/12/2008 Kim Steed51Cottonwood Creek, Salt River RangeSnowmobiler
12/27/2008 David Nodine31Rendezvous Mountain, Teton RangeLift Skier
01/02/2009 Keith Spencer45South Fork Shoshone ValleyClimber
02/27/2009 Scott Smith45Dry Fork Wolf Creek, Snake River RangeSnowmobiler
02/27/2009 Robert Clark48Dry Fork Wolf Creek, Snake River RangeSnowmobiler
02/27/2009 Bob Tiechert55Dry Fork Wolf Creek, Snake River RangeSnowmobiler
2010s
DateNameAgeLocationActivity/Travel
01/06/2010 Mark Wolling58Rendezvous Mouintain, Teton RangeSki Patroller
01/30/2010 Scott Leishman62Garns Mountain, Big Hole RangeSnowmobiler
02/06/2010 Bob Turney50North Murphy Creek, Salt River RangeSnowmobiler
02/21/2010 Wray Landon30South Teton, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
04/02/2010 Bart Weekes39Indian Creek, Snake River RangeSnowmobiler
04/17/2011 Gregory Seftick31Garnet Canyon, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
04/17/2011 Pannell Kuhl27Garnet Canyon, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
12/31/2011 David Lee Gaillard44Hayden Creek, Absaroka RangeBackcountry Skier
02/27/2012 Jack Lee Loxtercamp35SE of Grouse Mountain, Togwotee PassSnowmobiler
03/07/2012 Chris Onufer42Ranger Peak Area, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
03/07/2012 Steve Romeo40Ranger Peak Area, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
01/27/2013 Nick Gillespie30Survey Peak, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
01/27/2013 Elizabeth Benson28Clause Creek, Wyoming RangeBackcountry Skier
03/01/2013 Jarad Spackman40Prospector Mountain, Teton RangeSki Mountaineering
12/26/2013 Rex J. Anderson39MeNeely Cove, Snake River RangeSnowmobiling
12/26/2013 Michael Kazanjy29Pucker Face, Teton RangeBackcountry Skier
02/18/2014 Tyler Tourtlett26Angle MountainSnowmobiling
05/17/2015 Stephen Adamson Jr42Mt. Moran Teton RangeSki Mountaineering
05/17/2015 Luke Lynch39Mt. Moran Teton RangeSki Mountaineering
01/19/2016 Jed Wesley Foster30Pyramid, Teton RangeBackcountry Snowboarder
01/24/2016 Catherine Grimes36Rocks Springs, Teton Range Lift Skier Out of Area
01/24/2016 David Hannagan46Rocks Springs, Teton Range Lift Skier Out of Area
02/19/2016 Levi Hammond39Hunt Mountain Road Area, Big Horn RangeSnowmobiling
02/21/2016 Ernesto Rodriguez-Becerra30Jedediah Smith Wilderness, Teton RangeCornice Failure
12/23/2016 Lee Kidd34Jedediah Smith Wilderness, Teton RangeCornice Failure
02/09/2017 Josh Roth35Bitters Creek, Caribou RangeSnowmobiler
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