Detailed Accident Report
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Vail Pass, Ptarmigan Hill, Avalanche Bowl
Summary: 1 backcountry (hybrid) snowboarder caught and killed
A group of 3 snowboarders using snowmobiles to accessed the backcountry from Vail Pass triggered a large avalanche. One rider was caught and swept into trees.
Posted: DA, 18Apr2013