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Date: 2014-03-10
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Altoona Lakes, Flint Creek Range, NE of Phillipsburg
State: MT
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 1 backcountry skier caught, buried and killed

On Monday afternoon a backcountry skier was buried and killed in an avalanche. No other details are known at this time. Phillipsburg is located about half way between Butte and Missoula, Montana.

<B>Media Report:</B>

<B>Official Report:</B> West Central Montana Avalanche Center

Posted: 11 March 2014 at 1035 MDT.
Updated: 11 March 2014 at 1802 MDT.
Updated: 1 April 2014 with link to WCMAC report.