Detailed Accident Report
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Cascade Mountains, Barlow Pass, Lewis Peak
Summary: 1 climber caught and killed
On Saturday afternoon a climber who had reached the top of Lewis Peak (5608')was reported to have stepped on a cornice, which collapsed and triggered an avalanche that swept him down the mountain. Everett Mountain Rescue and Snohomish County Search and Rescue were involved in recovering the climber's body.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 at 2210.
Updated: 23 Jan 2014 at 0725.