EVENT AND FATALITY INFORMATION

Date/Time: 04/03/2020 16:40:00

Path: Austin Canyon Zone: 304
Elevation: 9220 Aspect: S
Starting zone slope angle: 41-45
Type: Soft Slab
Relative Size: 2 Destructive Size: 2.0 Depth: 24
Trigger: Snowmobile (AM)
Lat: 43.382603 Lng: -111.091934

Observer Notes:A local long-time professional snowmobiler was caught buried and did not survive. The rider in a party of 10 was the first one up a steep slope that leads to a saddle that drops into Dry Canyon from Austin Canyon. He turned downhill before he reached that saddle and caught in the slide as he descended the slope. Tragically his was fully buried with avalanche transceiver that was in the off position. The other nine riders quickly conducted a visual and transceiver search of the avalanche debris. His riding companions then probed the debris and found him 2.5 hours later. He did not survive.

1 Fatalities Involved.

Rob Kincaid Age: 46

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