EVENT AND FATALITY INFORMATION

Date/Time: 01/07/2020

Path: Hollywood Rocks near Scottys Gate Zone: 106
Elevation: 9446 Aspect: NE
Starting zone slope angle: 36-40
Type: Hard Slab
Relative Size: 3 Destructive Size: 2.5 Depth: 36
Trigger: Snowshoer (AF)
Lat: 43.781910 Lng: -110.926300

Observer Notes:<< Large slab avalanche was triggered by a person hiking uphill. It failed on faceted snow near the base of the snowpack. Three hikers were caught. One was fully buried. Two others were partially buried. Successful companion rescue. Fog limited observations of the size of the slide.>>

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