Date/Time: 05/17/2015 09:30:00

Path: Sickle Couloir, Mt Moran Zone: 105
Elevation: 10360 Aspect: NE
Starting zone slope angle: >45
Type: Wet loose
Relative Size: 1 Destructive Size: 1.0 Depth:
Trigger: Natural (N)
Lat: 43.842113 Lng: -110.765396

Observer Notes:Four ski mountaineers were ascending in extreme terrain when a shallow wet slough released above them. Three were carried over ice and rock. One died, another died from injuries several days later and a third was injured.

2 Fatalities Involved.

Luke Lynch Age: 39
Stephen Adamson Jr Age: 42

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