EVENT AND FATALITY INFORMATION

Date/Time: 02/18/2014

Path: Angle Mountain Zone: 201
Elevation: 8973 Aspect: SW
Starting zone slope angle: 36-40
Type: Soft Slab
Relative Size: 3 Destructive Size: 2.0 Depth: 24
Trigger: Snowmobile (AM)
Lat: 43.812885 Lng: -110.170448

Observer Notes:A snowmobilers was carried and buried beneath four feet of avalanche debris after getting stuck on a steep slopes. He had a beacon and was located and uncovered by companions but did not survive.

1 Fatalities Involved.

Tyler Tourtlett Age: 26

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