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Near Miss: Turnagain

Location: Raven Headwall

Date
Sat, February 11th, 2017
Activity
Ski
Fatalities
0
Summary
One skier caught, carried and stopped on top of debris uninjured on last day of Eklutna traverse.
Accident Report

One skier was caught and carried 300’ in a hard, but shallow, slab avalanche that broke 20’ above them. Skier came to a rest on top of the debris, uninjured and no gear was lost. The avalanche occurred on the last day of a 5-day traverse (Eklutna Traverse).