EVENT AND FATALITY INFORMATION

Date/Time: 03/11/2002

Path: Grove Creek Cornice Zone: 401
Elevation: 7400 Aspect: E
Starting zone slope angle: 36-40
Type: Loose
Relative Size: 1 Destructive Size: 1.5 Depth:
Trigger: Snowmobile (AM)
Lat: 43.602959 Lng: -111.224686

Observer Notes:Exact location not known. A cornice failure triggered by a snowmobile entrained loose snow and buried the rider in a terrain trap.

1 Fatalities Involved.

Chance Schiess Age: 16

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