Detailed Accident Report
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Mt Baker, Mt. Herman, north flank
Summary: 2 backcountry skiers caught, 1 injured, 1 killed
The NWAC reports that Sunday afternoon a backcountry avalanche on Mt Herman (west the Mt Baker Ski Area) that 2 backcountry skiers were caught. One was flown by air ambulance to a nearby hospital and the other was reported killed. At this time details are very few. Please see Bellingham Herald link for more details.
NWAC's official report is available through the CAIC's national accident database: avalanche.state.co.us
25 Jan 2016 at 1035 MST.
26 Jan 2016 at 1035 with Bellingham Herald link