avalanche incident viewer

Incident Details

Date
2012-03-08
Location
Fernie - Mongolia Zone
Location Description
on the rib feature skiier's right of Ron Jeremy's chute, before dropping into the next chute over
Province
BC
Mountain Range
Rocky Mountains
Coordinates
0 0
Elevation
1900m
Activity
Backcountry Skiing
Involvement
1
Injury
0
Fatality
0
Description
partially buried skiier dropped in on the feature, and triggered windslab skiier was swept over a small rock band and lost both skiis, visual contact was maintained and a strong swimming motion kept the skiier on top of the debris. skiier was buried up to his waist and was able to dig himself out, no injuries.
Date/time Size Type Trigger Elevation Aspect Slab width Slab thickness
2012-03-08 15:30 1 S S 1900 n 10m 25cm
Present Temp Max Temp Min Temp 24hr Trend Wind Speed Wind Direction Sky Condition Precipitation Type & Intensity
- - - Falling L SE CLR None
Weather comment
Snowpack 24hr Snow Storm Snow Storm Date
- - - -
Snowpack comment
Document Date Title Source
2012-03-08 ronslide

We are interested in more information on this incident. Please contact us using this feedback link.