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2009-2010     TOTAL FATALITIES: 36
Date Place Fatalities State Activity Summary
2010-06-14 Lolo Peak, west of Missoula, MT 1 MT SKI 1 skier caught, push into rocks, and killed
2010-06-05 Ingraham Direct Route, Mount Rainier 1 WA CLIMB 11 climbers caught, 10 recovered, 1 still missing - presumed dead
2010-05-29 Ruth Gorge, Denali National Park 2 AK CLIMB 2 climbers caught and killed
2010-04-14 McAtee Basin south of Big Sky 1 MT SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-04-04 Francis Peak northwest of Farmington 1 UT SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-04-02 Indian Creek drainage northwest of Alpine 1 WY SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-03-30 Near Brundage Mountain 2 ID SNOWMOBILE 3 snowmobilers caught, 2 buried and killed
2010-03-30 Near Baldy Peak, east of Ridgway 1 CO CLIMB 1 ice climber, approaching on skis, caught, buried, killed
2010-03-30 Peak 6996 near Marias Pass, Glacier NP 1 MT SNOWBOARD 1 snowboarder caught and killed
2010-03-27 Missoula Lake 10 miles SW of Superior, MT 1 MT SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-03-19 Southwest of Creede 2 CO OTHER 2 people caught and killed in a roof avalanche
2010-03-13 North of Schweitzer Ski Area, Idaho Panhandle 1 ID SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-03-12 Near Antora Peak south of Buena Vista 1 CO SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-03-10 Steep Gully #1, west of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area 1 CO SNOWBOARD 1 snowboarder caught, partially buried, and killed
2010-02-23 Lindley Backcountry Hut south of Aspen 1 CO SKI 1 skier caught, buried, and killed
2010-02-21 South Teton, Grand Teton NP 1 WY SKI 1 skier caught and carried over cliffs
2010-02-13 South Fork Eagle River, Alaska Three Bowls 1 AK SKI 1 skier caught, buried, and killed
2010-02-13 Grandview, Placer River Drainage, Chugach NF 2 AK SNOWMOBILE 3 snowmobilers caught, 2 buried and killed
2010-02-11 Near the Ridgway Hut, San Juan Mountains 1 CO SKI 2 skiers caught, 1 injured and 1 killed
2010-02-06 North Fork of Murphy Creek, Wyoming Range 1 WY SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-01-30 Garns Mtn in the Big Hole Range west of Driggs 1 ID SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-01-29 Grandview Pk, Session Mtns east of Bountiful 1 UT SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-01-28 Boardman Pass, Soldier Mountains west of Fairfield 1 ID SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-01-27 Meadows Chutes near Solitude Ski Area 1 UT SKI 1 skier caught, buried, and killed
2010-01-24 Hells Canyon, Snowbasin Backcountry 1 UT SKI 1 skier caught, partially buried, and killed
2010-01-22 Off trail run in bounds at Sun Valley Ski Resort 1 ID SKI 1 skier caught, buried, and killed
2010-01-06 Battle Mountain, Vail sidecountry 1 CO SNOWBOARD 1 snowboarder caught, buried, and killed
2010-01-06 Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 1 WY SKI 1 skier buried, recovered, and died in hospital
2010-01-04 Scotch Bonnet Mountain near Cooke City 1 MT SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-01-02 Paulina Peak east of La Pine 1 OR SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2010-01-02 Pelican Butte, near Klamath Falls   OR SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, fully buried and recovered
2009-12-18 Rock Lake west of Cascade 1 ID SNOWMOBILE 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 buried and killed, 1 fully buried and recovered
2009-12-15 Garfield Peak in Crater Lake National Park   OR SKI 1 skier caught, partially buried and injured
2009-12-12 Cardiac Ridge, Big Cottonwood Canyon   UT SKI 1 skier caught, fully buried, and recovered
2009-12-10 Hyalite Canyon outside of Bozeman 1 MT CLIMB 1 ice climber killed
2009-10-31 Granite Peak in the Tobacco Roots   MT SKI 3 skiers caught
2009-10-31 Bartlett Mountain near Fremont Pass   CO SKI 1 skier caught, partially buried and injured
2009-10-25 Apache Peak, Indian Peaks   CO SKI 2 skiers caught, 1 completely buried and 1 partially buried
2009-10-24 Trapper Peak south of Missoula   MT SKI 4 skiers caught and partially buried