Wed, February 14, 2024

John Mtn – Avalanche Accident

Preliminary Report:

An avalanche was triggered on Tuesday afternoon, February 13, 2024, by a group of three backcountry skiers on John Mtn in the Kenai Mountains. The party was ascending the slope when the avalanche occurred. Two of the three people involved sustained injuries and the third did not survive.

Forecasters are visiting the site today, February 14. We will be updating the accidents page as more information becomes available. That page is found HERE.

These are extremely difficult times and our deepest condolences go out to the friends and family of the deceased.

AK State Troopers: Press Release

Media article: Alaska News Source