Date/Time: 03/07/2012

Path: Ranger Peak Waterfall Canyon Zone: 105
Elevation: 10300 Aspect: SE
Starting zone slope angle: 41-45
Type: Soft Slab
Relative Size: 3 Destructive Size: 3.5 Depth: 36
Trigger: Skier (AS)
Lat: 43.924034 Lng: -110.751503

Observer Notes:Two fatalities confirmed. The slide was triggered during their ascent. It ran a about a mile and down 3,000 vertical feet.

2 Fatalities Involved.

Steve Romeo Age: 40
Chris Onufer Age: 42

Links to articles and reports

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NPS Report on Ranger Peak avalanche

Jackson Hole News & Guide article 3/9/2012

Jackson Hole News & Guide article 3/21/2012

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