Detailed Accident Report
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Preston, Northern Bear Range, St Charles Canyon
Summary: 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and injured
A 28-year-old snowmobiler was caught, buried and injured in a hard slab avalanche. He was found by friends using transceivers (10 min, 2 feet deep) unconscious and apparently not breathing. He suffered a broken arm and bi-lateral femur fractures. After a long evacuation he was sent to hospital.
Posted 16 Jan 2013, 0500.