Accident: Chugach State Park

Location: Bear Point, Chugiak, Alaska

Date
Tue, February 2nd, 2021
Activity
Climb
Fatalities
3
Summary
Three climbers ascending a 2,500 foot steep and narrow gully on the northwest face of Bear Point were caught, carried and partially buried in an avalanche that released near the top of the gully. All three climbers were killed.
Accident Report

The preliminary accident report is linked above. A final accident report will be posted as soon as possible.

Link to media articles: ADNNew York Times, Alaska News Source, NPR.