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Date: 2014-01-18
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Cascade Mountains, Barlow Pass, Lewis Peak
State: WA
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
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.

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Posted: 20 Jan 2014 at 2210.

Updated: 23 Jan 2014 at 0725.