EVENT AND FATALITY INFORMATION

Date/Time: 02/20/2018 15:00:00

Path: Sheep Creek, Palisades Zone: 304
Elevation: 9131 Aspect: E
Starting zone slope angle: 36-40
Type: Hard Slab
Relative Size: 3 Destructive Size: 2.0 Depth: 36
Trigger: Snowmobile (AM)
Lat: 43.371758 Lng: -111.140694

Observer Notes:1 Fatality...Deep slab slide just below the ridge line in mature pine trees. One rider on the hill. Hill had been climbed multiple times before slide. Victim deployed avalanche bag but was still buried up to 3'.

1 Fatalities Involved.

Troy Leishman Age: 47

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