Detailed Accident Report
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Keystone, North Fork Swan River
Summary: 2 out-of-area skiers caught, 1 partly buried, 1 buried and killed
Early Monday afternoon 2 skiers exited the Keystone Ski Resort and descended into the North Fork of Swan River. They triggered a moderate sized avalanche that ran about 1500 vertical feet. A search late that afternoon with several dog teams failed to find the buried skier. The search was suspended for the night, and resumed on Tuesday morning. The victim was quickly located with the Recco system.
CAIC preliminary report: avalanche.state.co.us
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 at 2235.