U.S. Avalanche Accidents Reports

CAIC

Special thanks to CAIC, who help to collect accident reports and maintain the national database.

2016-2017
TOTAL FATALITIES: 6

Date Place Fatalities State Activity Summary
2017-01-05 Stanton Mountain, north of West Glacier 1 MT   1 backcountry tourer caught, partially buried, and killed
2017-01-04 Near Crystal Mountain, south of Greenwater 1 WA   1 backcountry tourer caught, partially buried, and killed
2016-12-27 West of White Pass Ski Area 1 WA   1 sidecountry rider caught, killed
2016-12-23 East of Grand Targee Resort 1 WY   1 sidecountry rider caught, buried and killed
2016-12-11 Henderson Mountain, near Cooke City 1 MT   2 backcountry skiers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed
2016-12-10 Mt. Rose Chutes - Closed Area 1 NV   1 inbounds rider caught, buried, and killed