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Repository of Inter-Party Avalanche Involvements

This page aggregates accounts of inter-party avalanche incidents, involvements, and accidents following those documented in https://arxiv.org/abs/1910.10668 . If you are aware of an event that belongs in this table, please email charlie@hagedorn.xyz

 Date   Location Type Description Avalanche
Area
 PartiesDrainage/Zone
Area (A) 
 Links and other information
2021-02-07Washington, Henry Creek, Jim Hill Incident  Party of two near crown hears whumph, triggering party and party of two below are impacted 0.07 km^2 per initial report 2. Reporting party unaware of any more parties 1.3-2.3 km^2https://nwac.us/public-obs/20210207_jim-hill/ 
2021-02-06Utah, Wilson Glade, Mill CreekIncident. Four deaths Inves  0.04 km^2 per initial report 2 (awaiting word on any other parties in the area)~0.5 km^2
https://utahavalanchecenter.org/avalanche/59084 
Preliminary: https://utahavalanchecenter.org/avalanche/58959
https://utahavalanchecenter.org/avalanche/58953 (perhaps submitted by one of the parties?)

News articles:
https://www.sltrib.com/news/2021/02/08/heres-what-we-know-about/
https://www.sltrib.com/news/2021/02/09/how-one-skier-escaped/

TGR thread: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/340273-Millcreek-Canyon-UT-4-fatalities/page3

Panel discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsBuWRyFiUM

Interview with skier: https://ksltv.com/455473/avalanche-survivor-regrets-skiing-in-area-where-avalanche-claimed-4-lives/
 2021-01-03 Montana, Avalanche Gulch, Hyalite Incident Ice climbers trigger slide that impacts climbers on the pitch below    https://www.mtavalanche.com/node/23524
 2020-12-02 Montana, Bridger Range Near Miss Skiers triggered windslab above an ascending skier. Skier ran from path    https://www.mtavalanche.com/node/23170
2020-11-28  Washington, Bagley Basin Near Miss Skiers above triggered two slides that nearly impacted a party below    https://nwac.us/public-obs/20201128_bagley-basin-herman/

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