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Incident Details

Date
2012-03-02
Location
Fernie
Location Description
Skiing down from Mongolia ridge into Mongolia Bowl.
Province
BC
Mountain Range
Rocky Mountains
Coordinates
0 0
Elevation
-
Activity
Out-of-bounds Skiing
Involvement
1
Injury
0
Fatality
0
Description
First person skied first and saw no signs of avalanche except some loose snow, and stopped approxemately 150 m down. Second person triggered a slab almost at the top, and got caught. He managed to hold on to a tree, got partially buried and got out of the snow himself. First person didn't get caught but started searching for second person, until second and third person appeared above the first person. Fourth person skied another line.
Date/time Size Type Trigger Elevation Aspect Slab width Slab thickness
2012-03-02 15:00 2 U S - U 20m 70cm
Present Temp Max Temp Min Temp 24hr Trend Wind Speed Wind Direction Sky Condition Precipitation Type & Intensity
- - - U M W U Light Snow
Weather comment
Snowpack 24hr Snow Storm Snow Storm Date
- 10 100 -
Snowpack comment
lots of snow recently
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