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Wed, February 12, 2020

Boulder Creek Drainage: Avalanche Accident

On February 10th, 2020 a snowmachiner was riding on west facing terrain above Boulder Creek. The rider triggered a slab avalanche 150′ wide, 3′ thick and running around 250′ down the slope. The rider was caught, carried and fully buried. Riders nearby saw the avalanche and began rescue efforts immediately. The rider was recovered and did not survive.

*A preliminary report is posted HERE. And a final report is being compiled as we continue to gather additional information. Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends, and everyone affected at this difficult time.