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Date: 2013-12-31
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Rabbit Ears Range, Willow Creek Pass, Parkview Mountain
State: CO
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 1 backcountry snowboarder caught, buried and killed

A backcountry split-boarder was buried and killed just off the northeast ridge of Parkview Mountain on Tuesday afternoon.

Parkview Mountain is the highest peak in the Rabbit Ears Range and sits about 3 miles southwest of Willow Creek Pass (SH 125).


Official (preliminary):

Posted: AAA, 12/31/2013 at 1845 MST.

Updated: 1/2/2014 at 0810 MST to change activity category.

Updated: 1/22/2014 at 0301 MST to link to CAIC report.