EVENT AND FATALITY INFORMATION

Date/Time: 12/23/2016 13:30:00

Path: Steve Baugh Bowl NE Face Zone: 106
Elevation: 9892 Aspect: NE
Starting zone slope angle: >45
Type: Soft Slab
Relative Size: 2 Destructive Size: 2.5 Depth: 30
Trigger: Snowboarder (AR)
Lat: 43.778366 Lng: -110.917213

Observer Notes:A snowboarder went missing in the afternoon on 12/23. His body was located and recovered six days later on 12/29. It appears he was on a cornice when it failed. That triggered an avalanche in unskiable terrain below. He was swept over a very large cliff and buried by avalanche debris in an area known as Beards Wheat Field. He was found by an avalanche search dog after avalanche hazard work with explosives was conducted by search personnel.

1 Fatalities Involved.

Lee Kidd Age: 34

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