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Date: 2011-12-31
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Cooke City, Hayden Creek
State: WY
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 1 backcountry skier caught, buried and killed

Early report from GNAFC: "A skier south of Cooke City in Hayden Creek was also buried and killed in an avalanche. He triggered the slide near the bottom of the slope, but it broke well above him burying him at least 3 feet deep."

This accident occurred just within the Wyoming state line.

Here's the link to the GNAFC report: www.mtavalanche.com