U.S. Avalanche Accidents Reports

CAIC

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

2014-2015
TOTAL FATALITIES: 11

Date Place Fatalities State Activity Summary
2014-12-31 Bakerville, Mt. Kelso, Stevens Gulch 1 CO CLIMB 1 climber caught, buried and killed
2015-05-17 Grand Teton National Park, Mt Moran, Sickle Couloir 2 WY SKI 4 ski mountaineers caught, 2 injured, 1 killed
2014-12-06 Delta Range, Isabel Pass, Rainbow Ridge area, near mp 197 Richardson Highway 1 AK SKI 2 backcountry skiers caught, 1 partly buried, 1 buried and killed
2015-01-06 Silverton, Kendall Mountain, Rabbit Ears/Arcade 1 CO SKI 1 backcountry skier caught, buried and killed
2015-02-23 Aspen, Aspen Mountain, Ophir Gulch 1 CO SKI 1 out-of-area skier caught and killed
2015-04-11 Big Sky, Beehive Basin, Beehive Peak, Hanging Garden 1 MT SKI 1 backcountry skier caught and killed
2015-04-01 Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Tebay Lakes 1 AK SKI 1 backcountry skier caught and killed
2015-03-04 Ogden, Snowbasin, Hells Canyon (outside ski area) 1 UT SNOWBOARD 1 out-of-area snowboarder caught, buried and killed
2015-03-14 Cantwell, Chulitna River, Squaw Creek 1 AK SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and killed
2014-11-26 Cooke City, Henderson Mountain, Daisy Pass Trail Road 1 MT SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and killed