Special thanks to CAIC, who helps to collect accident reports and maintain the national database.
2004-2005     USA FATALITIES: 28     CANADIAN FATALITIES: 9     TOTAL FATALITIES: 37
Date Place Fatalities State Country Activity Summary
2005-07-29 North Face of Mt. Robson 2 BC CANADA CLIMB 2 climbers caught, carried, and killed. One remains missing.
2005-07-09 Mount Athabasca in Jasper National   AB CANADA CLIMB 2 climbers caught, one seriously injured
2005-07-02 Castle Peak, White Cloud Mtns 1 ID USA SNOWBOARD 1 snowboarder caught, and killed
2005-05-31 Mt Logan, East Ridge 1 YK CANADA CLIMB 1 climber caught buried and killed
2005-05-23 North Sister Mountain   OR USA HIKE 2 Hikers critically injured
2005-05-20 Arapahoe Basin 1 CO USA SKI 1 in-area skier caught, buried and killed
2005-04-30 Brighton   UT USA OTHER 2 people buried by roof avalanche and rescued alive
2005-04-05 near Blue River, British Columbia 1 BC CANADA SKI 1 skier caught, buried, and killed
2005-04-01 Grand Mesa 1 CO USA SKI 1 skier caught, buried, and killed
2005-04-01 Brodie Gulch, Baker Creek near Ketchum 1 ID USA SNOWMOBILE 1 Snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2005-04-01 Monashee Mountains northeast of Lumby 1 BC CANADA SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler killed
2005-03-31 Monte Cristo area about 20 miles west of Woodruff 1 UT USA SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2005-03-30 Jersey Creek near Kootenay Pass 1 BC CANADA SNOWMOBILE 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 killed, 1 injured
2005-03-30 Fisher Creek drainage near Slab Butte   ID USA SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught and buried. Rescued alive with beacons & good teamwork
2005-03-26 Mt. Tom; Elderberry Canyon 2 CA USA SKI 5 skiers caught in 2 seperate avalanches, 1 injured, 2 buried and killed
2005-03-25 Galena Summit   ID USA SKI 1 backcountry skier caught and seriously injured
2005-03-24 Quandary Peak, Tenmile Range 1 CO USA CLIMB 2 climbers caught, 1 buried, and killed
2005-03-06 Five Fingers Bowl, Elk Mountains 1 CO USA SKI 1 skier caught, buried, and killed
2005-02-20 North Bowl of Mt. Anderson 1 CA USA SKI 3 skiers caught, 2 partially buried, 1 buried and killed
2005-02-15 Mount Huntington in the Alaska Range 1 AK USA CLIMB 1 Climber caught and buried, presumed dead, but still missing.
2005-02-14 Northeastern ridge of Mount Mansfield 1 VT USA SKI 1 Skier caught, carried, and killed
2005-01-25 Slovak Tatra mountains   SLOVAKIA OTHER 1 person buried for unknown time in automobile...and survives.
2005-01-18 West Twin Creek in the Selkirk mountains 1 BC CANADA SKI 3 skiers caught, 1 injured, 1 killed
2005-01-16 Lake Steven Area 2 ID USA SNOWBOARD 2 snowboarders caught, buried, and killed
2005-01-14 Dutch Draw, backcountry skiing area 1 UT USA SNOWBOARD 1 snowboarder caught, buried, and killed.
2005-01-13 Fissure Creek, tributary to Ferguson Creek, NE of Trout Lake, BC 1 BC CANADA SNOWBOARD 1 snowboarder caught, buried, and killed
2005-01-12 Snoqualmie Pass?CLOSED Ski Area 1 WA USA SKI 2 skiers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed
2005-01-09 LEE CANYON 1 NV USA SNOWBOARD 1 snowboarder caught, buried, and killed
2005-01-08 Ephriam Canyon 1 UT USA SNOWBOARD 1 snowboarder caught, buried, and killed
2005-01-08 Choke Cherry area east of Mt. Pleasant 1 UT USA SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught buried and killed
2005-01-03 Soda Mountain (Buffalo Pass), Park Range 1 CO USA SKI 1 skier caught, buried, and killed
2005-01-01 Hells Canyon adjacent to the Snowbasin Resort   UT USA SKI 3 backcountry skiers caught, one seriously injured
2005-01-01 Centennial Mountains 1 MT USA SKI 3 backcountry skiers caught, 1 severely injured, 1 killed
2004-12-12 Allan Creek, Caribou Mountains 1 BC CANADA SNOWMOBILE 1 Snowmobiler caught, buried and killed
2004-12-11 Trout Creek area of Strawberry Valley 1 UT USA SNOWMOBILE 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed
2004-12-11 Bountiful Peak, 4 miles east of Farmington, Utah   UT USA SNOWMOBILE 1 Snowmobiler caught and buried, recovered alive with transciever
2004-12-11 Mineral Fork, Big Cottonwood Canyon 2 UT USA SNOWSHOE 2 snowshoers caught, buried; and killed.
2004-12-10 Twin Lakes Pass in Big Cottonwood Canyon 1 UT USA SKI 1 skier caught, buried, and killed
2004-10-30 Sphinx Mountain, Madison Range 2 MT USA CLIMB 2 climbers caught, carried, and killed
2004-10-24 Mt. Rainier, Ingraham Glacier Area 1 WA USA CLIMB 2 climbers caught and buried, one killed