US Avalanche Fatalities

2016-2017 SEASON

10 US fatalities

Activity Killed
Skier † 5
Snowboarder † 0
Snowmobiler 4
Snowshoer/Climber/Hiker 1
Other 0
Total 10
 † Inbounds skier/boarder 1

Date State Location Description Killed
03/04 WA Hawkins Mountain, north of Cle Elum 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed 1
02/14 CO Near West Lost Lake, Flat Tops Wilderness area 2 snow bike riders caught, 1 buried and killed 1
02/09 ID McCoy Creek, Caribou Range east of Idaho Falls 1 snowmobiler buried and killed 1
01/28 AK Near Cooper Landing, Kenai Peninsula 1 snowmobiler buried and killed 1
01/05 MT Stanton Mountain, north of West Glacier 1 backcountry tourer caught, partially buried, and killed 1
01/04 † WA Near Crystal Mountain, south of Greenwater 1 backcountry tourer caught, partially buried, and killed 1
12/27 † WA West of White Pass Ski Area 1 sidecountry rider caught, killed 1
12/23 WY East of Grand Targee Resort 1 sidecountry rider caught, buried and killed 1
12/11 MT Henderson Mountain, near Cooke City 2 hybrid tourers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed 1
12/10 NV Mt. Rose Chutes - Closed Area 1 inbounds rider caught, buried, and killed 1

 † Estimated

2015-2016 SEASON

30 US fatalities

Activity Killed
Skier † 11
Snowboarder † 3
Snowmobiler 10
Snowshoer/Climber/Hiker 5
Other 1
Total 30
 † Inbounds skier/boarder 0

Date State Location Description Killed
04/11 AK Summit Lake area, Eastern Alaska Range 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, killed 1
04/03 AK Summit Lake area, Eastern Alaska Range 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed 1
03/22 OR Cat Ski Mount Bailey Mecahnized guide caught, killed 1
03/08 OR Chief Joseph Peak, Wallowa Mountains 1 backcountry tourer partially buried-critical and killed 1
02/27 AK Nelchina Glacier area 1 snowmobiler caught, killed 1
02/26 ID Island Park 3 residents buried, 1 killed 1
02/21 WY Grand Targhee Resort 1 sidecountry rider killed in cornice fall 1
02/19 WY Big Horn Mountains near Sheridan Wyoming 1 snowmobiler caught and killed 1
02/05 CO Cottonwood Pass, west of Buena Vista 1 snow bike rider, caught, partially buried-critical, and killed 1
02/02 CO Lost Mine Creek, east of Wolf Creek Pass 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 fully buried and killed 1
01/31 † ID Twin Lakes near Brundage Mountain 1 snowmobiler caught and killed 1
01/31 † UT Willow Draw near Park City Mountain Resort, Utah 1 sidecountry rider, caught, buried and killed 1
01/24 WY Rock Springs drainage, south of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 3 sidecountry riders caught, 2 buried and killed 2
01/24 WA Mt Herman, northeast of Mount Baker 2 backcountry tourers caught, 1 injured, 1 killed. 1
01/23 MT Swede Creek area, Whitefish Range 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 partially buried not-critical, 1 buried and killed. 1
01/22 † CO Red Mountain, Clear Creek County One snowboarder, caught and killed 1
01/21 CO Ruby Peak, Ruby Range west of Crested Butte 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 partially buried uninjured, 1 fully buried and killed 1
01/21 UT Gobblers Knob, Big Cottonwood Canyon 2 backcountry tourers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed 1
01/19 MT Cedar Basin, west of Big Sky 1 backcountry tourer caught and killed 1
01/19 WY Pyramid Peak, Teton Range 1 backcountry tourer caught, buried, and killed 1
01/16 AK Skyscraper Mountain, Hatcher Pass 1 backcountry snowboarder fully buried and killed 1
01/16 CO St Marys Lake, Front Range 1 climber caught, buried, killed. 1
01/14 † CA Backcountry near Sugar Bowl Ski Resort 1 sidecountry rider caught, killed 1
01/02 AK Grubstake Gulch, southwest of Hatcher Pass 1 snowmobiler buried and killed 1
12/31 WA Granite Mountain near Snoqualmie Pass 1 hiker killed 1
12/19 MT Sheep Mountain, north of Cooke City 3 snowmoiblers caught, 1 fully buried and killed 1
12/19 † WA Kendall Peak 1 backcountry tourer caught, killed 1
11/22 † AK Eldorado Bowl, Hatcher Pass 1 backcountry tourer caught, buried, and killed 1
11/05 † CA Mt Russell, John Muir Wilderness 1 hiker caught, buried, and killed 1

 † Estimated

2014-2015 SEASON

11 US fatalities

Activity Killed
Skier † 6
Snowboarder † 1
Snowmobiler 2
Snowshoer/Climber/Hiker 2
Other 0
Total 11
 † Inbounds skier/boarder 0

Date State Location Description Killed
05/17 WY Sickle Couloir, Mount Moran 4 backcountry tourers caught, 1 injured, 2 killed 2
04/11 MT Beehive Peak, northern Madison Range 1 backcountry tourer caught, killed 1
04/01 AK North of Tebay Lakes, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve 1 backcountry tourer killed in cornice collapse 1
03/14 AK Squaw Creek, near Cantwell 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, lated succumbed to injuries 1
03/04 UT Hell's Canyon, near Snowbasin Ski Resort 1 sidecountry rider caught, buried, and killed 1
02/23 CO West side of Aspen Mountain - Peter Barker run/slide path One skier caught, buried, and killed 1
01/06 CO Kendall Mountain, Rabbit Ears/Arcade One backcountry skier, caught, carried, partially buried, and killed 1
12/31 CO Kelso Mountain One climber, traveling on snowshoes, caught, buried, and killed 1
12/06 AK Rainbow Ridge area, Delta Range 2 backcountry tourers caught, 1 injured,1 killed 1
11/26 † MT Near Henderson Peak, Cooke City, Montana One snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1

 † Estimated

2013-2014 SEASON

35 US fatalities

Activity Killed
Skier † 10
Snowboarder † 1
Snowmobiler 11
Snowshoer/Climber/Hiker 11
Other 2
Total 35
 † Inbounds skier/boarder 1

Date State Location Description Killed
05/28 † WA Liberty Ridge, Mount Rainier 6 climbers caught, buried and killed 6
05/14 WA North face of Mount Shuksan 1 backcountry tourer (on ascent) caught and killed 1
05/03 MT Olson Gulch, west of Anaconda 1 backcountry skier caught, died on scene 1
04/28 † OR Crater Lake National Park 1 snowshoer caught in cornice fall 1
03/30 OR Paulina Peak, south of Bend 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
03/22 WA Granite Mountain 1 backcountry tourer caught, buried, and killed 1
03/15 AK Kicking Horse Valley, west of Haines 1 heliski guide caught, buried, and died from injuries 1
03/11 † MT Cooke City, Montana 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
03/10 MT Altoona, about 10 miles northeast of Philipsburg, Montana 1 skier caught and killed 1
03/07 † UT Gold Hill, Uinta Mountains 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
03/05 CO Sharkstooth Peak, La Plata Mountains 1 snowmobiler fully buried, missing and presumed dead 1
03/04 CO Diablo Ridge, Pt. 12,505, approx. 1 mile W of Conejos Peak 1 skier caught, buried, and killed 1
02/28 † MT Mount Jumbo, Missoula 1 snowplayer and 2 residents caught and buried, 1 resident killed 1
02/22 † MT Troy, West Cabinet Mountain Range 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 partly buried and 1 buried and killed 1
02/18 WY Near Togwotee Pass 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
02/16 ID Frenchman Creek, northwest of Galena Summit 4 snowmobilers caught and buried, 1 killed 1
02/15 † CO Star Mountain, near Twin Lakes 5 skiers caught, 3 injured, 2 killed 2
02/11 OR SW face of Cornucopia Peak, Wallowa Mountains 5 backcountry skiers caught, 1 uninjured, 2 injured, 2 killed 2
02/10 CO Near Kebler Pass, west of Crested Butte 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed 1
02/10 CO North Fork Swan River, south of Keystone Ski Area 2 skiers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed 1
02/09 UT Left Fork Huntington Creek 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
02/08 UT Near Tibble Fork Reservoir 1 snowshoer caught, buried, and lkilled 1
01/18 WA Lewis Peak, Cascades north of Stevens Pass 1 climber killed in cornice fall avalanche 1
01/07 CO East Vail, backcountry southeast of Vail Ski Area 4 riders caught, 1 injured, 1 killed 1
01/01 MT Onion Basin, northern Gallatin Range 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 buried and killed 1
12/31 CO Parkview Mountain, west of Willow Creek Pass One backcountry traveler buried and killed 1
12/26 WY Pucker Face, near Jackson Hole Mountain Resort One skier caught, buried, and killed. 1
12/26 † ID Neely's, Palisades Peak One snowmobiler, caught, buried and killed 1

 † Estimated

2012-2013 SEASON

24 US fatalities

Activity Killed
Skier † 8
Snowboarder † 7
Snowmobiler 1
Snowshoer/Climber/Hiker 5
Other 3
Total 24
 † Inbounds skier/boarder 3

Date State Location Description Killed
04/20 CO Sheep Creek, north of Loveland Pass 6 backcountry tourers caught, 1 partially buried, 5 buried and killed 5
04/18 CO Ptarmigan Hill, near Vail Pass 1 snowboarder caught and killed 1
04/13 WA Granite Mountain near Snoqualmie Pass Three climbers caught, two injured, one buried and killed 1
04/13 WA Red Mountain, near Snoqualmie Pass One snowshoer buried, died during evacuation 1
04/11 UT Kessler Peak, Big Cottonwood Canyon 1 skier caught and killed 1
03/17 CO Ypsilon Mountain, Rocky Mountain National Park 2 climbers caught, 2 injured, 1 killed 1
03/03 AK Takhinsha Mountains, southwest of Haines 4 heliskiers caught in cornice fall, 2 injured, 1 killed 1
03/02 CO Nokhu Crags, Never Summer Mountains 2 skiers caught, 1 partially buried-critical and injured, 1 buried and killed 1
03/01 WY Prospectors Mountain, Grand Teton National Park 1 ski mountaineer caught and killed 1
03/01 UT 12 Mile Canyon, Manti Skyline 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
03/01 NH Huntington Ravine, Mount Washington 1 climber caught and killed 1
02/02 CO Clothesline Path, Cement Creek, near Silverton 3 skiers caught, 1 buried and killed, 1 partially buried, 1 injured 1
01/27 WY Survey Peak, Grand Teton National Park 1 backcountry tourer caught and killed 1
01/27 WY Clause Creek, southwest of Hoback Canyon 1 backcountry tourer caught and killed 1
01/18 UT Mill Hollow, West Fork Duchesne 3 snowmobilers caught on foot, 2 buried and killed 2
01/13 CO Raspberry Creek, near Marble 1 skier caught, buried, and killed 1
12/30 CO Ships Prow Glades, Snowmass Ski Area 1 ski patroller killed 1
12/24 CA Donner Ski Ranch 1 snowboarder caught, buried, and killed 1
12/24 CA Alpine Meadows 1 ski patroller caught, buried and killed 1

 † Estimated

2011-2012 SEASON

34 US fatalities

Activity Killed
Skier † 14
Snowboarder † 6
Snowmobiler 9
Snowshoer/Climber/Hiker 5
Other 0
Total 34
 † Inbounds skier/boarder 2

Date State Location Description Killed
06/14 AK West Buttress, Denali Five climbers caught, 4 killed 4
03/30 CO Ophir Pass, Paradise Basin 1 skier caught, buried and killed. 1
03/13 AK Takin Ridge, northwest of Haines 2 heli-skiers caught, buried, and killed 2
03/07 WY Ranger Peak, Grand Teton National Park 2 backcountry skiers caught, buried, and killed 2
03/03 UT Beaver Basin, La Sal Mountains 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
03/02 CA Forestdale Divide, Carson Pass 1 Snowmobiler caught, buried and killed 1
03/01 CA Polaris Point, Ward Canyon 1 skier caught, buried and killed 1
02/27 WY SE of Grouse Mountain, Togwotee Pass One snowmobiler caught, buried and killed 1
02/25 MT Skyline Creek, near Marias Pass 2 snowbikers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 partly buried-critical and killed 1
02/23 UT Dutch Draw, Park City ridgeline 1 snowboarder caught, buried, and killed 1
02/22 MT Daisy Pass Road, north of Cooke City 4 snowmobilers caught, 3 partialy buried, 1 buried and killed 1
02/20 MT Lost Johnny drainage, east of Kalispell 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 partly buried, 1 buried and killed 1
02/19 WA Tunnel Creek, near Stevens Pass 5 skiers caught, 1 partly buried, 3 buried and killed 3
02/19 WA WAC Bluffs near Aplental Ski Area 2 snowboarders caught, 1 carried over cliffs and killed 1
02/16 CO Gibbs Creek, near Wolf Creek Pass 3 skiers caught, 1 injured, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed 1
02/13 CO Contention Fingers, Bear Creek, Telluride 1 snowboarder caught, buried and killed 1
02/05 † UT Lost Creek Reservior 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 buried and killed 1
02/01 MT Twin Lakes, Swan Range 1 backcountry skier caught and killed 1
01/28 UT Little Giant, West Kessler, Big Cottonwood Canyon 1 snowboarder caught, buried, and killed 1
01/22 CO Prima Cornice, Vail 3 skiers caught, 1 injured, and 1 partially buried-critical and killed. 1
01/22 CO Trestle Trees, Winter Park 1 inbounds skier caught, buried, and killed 1
01/21 CO Chedsey Creek, North Park 2 people on foot caught, 1 partially buried, 1 fully buried and killed 1
01/18 CO Burnt Mountain Near Snowmass Village One skier caught, buried and killed. 1
01/01 MT Phillipsburg, Flint Range, Red Lion 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
12/31 MT Henderson Mountain, near Cooke City 1 snowmobiler, caught, partly buried-critical, and killed 1
12/31 WY Hayden Creek, south of Cooke City 1 skier caught, buried and killed. 1
11/13 UT Gad Valley, Little Cottonwood Canyon 1 snowboarder caught, partially buried, and killed 1

 † Estimated

2010-2011 SEASON

25 US fatalities

Activity Killed
Skier † 8
Snowboarder † 4
Snowmobiler 4
Snowshoer/Climber/Hiker 4
Other 5
Total 25
 † Inbounds skier/boarder 1

Date State Location Description Killed
05/22 † AK Mount Frances, Denali National Park 2 climbers caught and killed (Preliminary) 2
05/21 CO Torreys Peak 1 snowboarder caught and killed 1
04/28 AK Ruth Gorge Icefall avalanche hits camp, 1 climber killed 1
04/26 † CA Split Mountain, south of Bishop 2 skiers caught and killed 2
04/18 AK Bird Ridge, Chugach State Park Solo snowplayer caught, buried, and killed 1
04/16 † WY Garnet Canyon Meadows, Grand Teton National Park 2 backcountry tourers caught, buried, and killed while camped 2
04/04 CO Highlands Ridge, Desolation Row, Aspen zone 1 skier caught and killed 1
03/27 WA Back country to the west of Stevens Pass, WA. Backside of Cowboy Mountain 1 snowboarder caught, partly buried, and killed 1
03/26 UT Horsehoe Mountain 3 skiers caught, 1 partly buried, 1 partly buried-critical and killed. 1
03/19 AK Hatch Peak, Hatcher Pass 2 skiers caught, 1 injured and 1 killed 1
03/05 WA Mount Cashmere 1 skier caught and killed 1
02/22 CO East Snowmass Creek Valley, Sand's Chute 1 Skier caught, fully buried, and killed 1
02/20 CO Sand Peak-Flat Tops 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and killed 1
02/14 MT Truman Gulch, Bridger Range 1 snowboarder caught, buried, killed 1
02/01 WA Red Mountain, Snoqualmie Pass Washington 1 skier on foot caught, buried and killed 1
01/17 CO "High Trail Cliffs," northeast of Berthoud Pass 1 snowboarder (and dog) caught, buried, and killed 1
01/08 MT Near Hungry Horse Reservoir, east of Kalispell 3 snowmobilers caught, 1 killed 1
12/29 ID 20 miles northeast of Calder 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
12/05 CO Dry Gulch-East of Eisenhower Tunnel 2 skiers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed 1
12/04 † WA Morning Star Peak, north central Washington Cascades 1 climber caught, partially buried, and killed 1
11/26 UT Cherry Hill, western Uinta Mountains 1 snowmobiler caught and killed 1
11/22 CO Wolf Creek Pass Ski Area, Glory Hole Point Ski patroller caught, buried and killed 1

 † Estimated

2009-2010 SEASON

36 US fatalities

Activity Killed
Skier † 9
Snowboarder † 3
Snowmobiler 17
Snowshoer/Climber/Hiker 6
Other 1
Total 36
 † Inbounds skier/boarder 2

Date State Location Description Killed
06/14 MT Lolo Peak, Montana 1 skier caught, carried into rocks, killed 1
06/05 WA Ingraham Glacier, Mount Rainier Preliminary report: 11 climbers caught, 4 buried, 1 killed 1
05/29 AK Werewolf and London Tower, Ruth Gorge 2 climbers caught on descent, partially buried, and killed 2
04/14 MT McAtee Basin, Southern Madison Range 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 partially buried uninjured, 1 fully buried and killed 1
04/04 UT Francis Peak northwest of Farmington 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
04/02 WY Indian Creek drainage northwest of Alpine 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
03/31 MT Peak 6996 near Marias Pass, Glacier NP 1 snowboarder caught and killed 1
03/30 † CO Near Baldy Peak, southeast of Ridgway 1 ice climber, approaching on skis, caught, buried, killed 1
03/30 ID Loyds Lake, McCall 4 snowmobilers caught, 2 buried and killed, 1 partially buried, 1 rode off 2
03/27 MT Near Missoula Lake 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, killed 1
03/19 CO Southwest of Creede 2 people caught, buried and killed in a roof avalanche 2
03/13 ID North of Schweitzer Ski Area, Idaho Panhandle 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
03/12 CO Mt Antora 1 snowmobiler, caught and killed 1
03/10 CO Steep Gully #1, backcountry near Arapahoe Basin Ski Area 1 snowboarder partially buried critical and killed 1
02/23 CO Ashcroft- Near Lindley Hut 1 skier caught, buried, and killed 1
02/21 WY South Teton, Grand Teton National Park 1 skier triggered avalanche, swept over cliffs, killed 1
02/13 AK South Fork Eagle River, Alaska Three Bowls 1 skier caught, buried, and killed 1
02/13 AK Grandview, Placer River Drainage, Chugach NF 3 snowmobilers caught, 2 buried and killed 2
02/11 CO Near Ridgway Hut, Sneffels Range 2 skiers caught, 1 fully buried, 1 killed 1
02/06 WY North Fork of Murphy Creek, Wyoming Range 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
01/30 ID Garns Mtn in the Big Hole Range west of Driggs 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
01/29 UT Grandview Peak, Sessions Mountains, east of Bountiful 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, rescued, died in hospital 1
01/28 ID Near Boardman Pass, Soldier Mountains 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, killed 1
01/27 UT Meadows, Silver Fork, UT 1 skier caught, buried and killed 1
01/24 UT Hells Canyon, near Snowbasin Ski Area 1 sidecountry skier caught, killed 1
01/22 ID Sun Valley Ski Resort, in bounds but off trail 1 skier caught, buried and killed 1
01/06 WY Cheyenne Bowl, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Ski patroller caught and fully buried during control work, died of injuries 1
01/06 † CO Battle Mountain - outside Vail Mountain ski area 1 snowboader caught, partially buried critical and killed 1
01/03 MT Scotch Bonnet Mountain, near Lulu Pass 1 Snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
01/02 OR Near Paulina Peak 1 Snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed 1
12/17 ID Rock Lake, Cascade, Idaho 2 snowmobilers caught, buried, 1 rescued, 1 killed 1
12/10 MT Hyalite Drainage, northern Gallatins, Bozeman Hyalite Avalanche Fatality 1

 † Estimated

2008-09 SEASON

27 fatalities in the US

Activity Fatalities
Skier 4
Snowboarder 1
Snowmobiler 16
Snowshoer/Climber/Hiker 1
In bounds skier/boarder 3
Other 2

Date Location State Description Link
4/18 Thompson Pass AK 1 snowmobiler buried and killed News article
4/05 West Fork Norton Creek, northwest of Ketchum ID 1 snowmobiler buried and killed News article
3/25 Johnson Pass, Kenai Peninsula AK 1 snowmobiler buried and killed News article
3/07 Aneroid Basin, Eagle Cap Wilderness OR 3 skiers caught, 1 partially buried, one buried, one buried and killed NWAC report
3/06 Gladiator Ridge, north of Sun Valley ID 1 skier caught, buried, and killed, 1 seriously injured Avalanche.org report
3/03 Squaw Valley CA 1 ski patroller caught and killed on a control route (counted as "Other" above; "Workers" are seperate category for statistical purposes) News article
2/27 North of Priest Lake ID 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed News article
2/27 Indian Peak area, Sanke River Range WY 4 snowmobilers caught, 3 buried and killed, 1 partially buried and self-rescued Avalanche.org report
2/21 Maggies Peaks CA 1 skier caught, buried, and killed News article
1/17 Mount Jefferson MT 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed Avalanche.org report
1/17 Crown Butte MT 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed GNFAC Report
1/17 Gravelly Range MT 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed GNFAC Report
1/2 Near Cody WY 1 ice climber caught, died from trauma Avalanche.org report
12/30 Rockford WA 1 resident buried and killed in roof avalanche News article
12/29 Yamaha Hill, western Uintas UT 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and killed UAC Report
12/28 Tatie Peak, near Harts Pass WA 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and killed NWAC report
12/27 Gravel Mountain, north of Granby CO 3 snowmobilers caught, 1 partially buried, 2 buried and killed CAIC report
12/27 Jackson Hole WY 2 inbounds skiers caught, 1 buried and killed Avalanche.org report
12/25 Squaw Valley CA 1 inbounds skier caught, buried, and killed Avalanche.org report
12/24 Logan Peak UT 2 snowmobilers caught, buried, and killed UAC report
12/17 Northwest of Crested Butte CO 1 snowboarder caught, buried, and killed CAIC report
12/14 Near Aspen Ski Area CO 1 skier caught, buried, and killed CAIC report
12/14 Snowbird Ski Area UT 1 inbounds skier caught, buried, and killed Avalanche.org report

2007-08 SEASON

36 fatalities in the US

Activity Fatalities
Skier 9
Snowboarder 5
Snowmobiler 13
Snowshoer/Climber/Hiker 6
In bounds skier/boarder 1
Other 2

Date Location State Description Link
4/07 Thompson Pass AK 1 skier (hybrid) caught, buried, and killed News article
3/16 Sheep Mountain, near Orofino ID 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 killed News article
3/09 Mount Eyak, Cordova AK 2 skiers caught, 1 injured, 1 buried and killed News article
2/15 Seattle Creek, near Turnigan Pass AK 4 snowmobilers caught and buried, 2 killed Avalanche.org
2/08 Garden Valley ID 1 killed in roof avalanche Avalanche.org
2/01 Little Box Canyon CO 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and killed CAIC report
1/28 Tokopah Canyon, Sequoia National Park CA 2 skiers caught, 1 buried and killed Avalanche.org
1/25 Near Mountain High ski resort CA 6 skiers caught, 3 killed in 3 separate avalanches News story
1/20 Beehive Basin, near Big Sky MT 1 skier caught, buried and killed GNFAC report
1/18 Huntington Ravine, Mount Washington NH 1 climber caught and killed MWAC report
1/13 Canyon Creek, near Whitefish Mountain MT 2 skiers caught, buried, and killed GCAC report
1/12 East Vail backcountry CO 2 skiers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed CAIC report
1/12 Star Valley WY 3 snowmobilers caught and killed Avalanche.org
1/10 Blanca Peak CO 2 climbers caught, 1 partially buried, 1 buried and killed CAIC report
1/04 Near Mt Pilchuck WA 3 hikers caught, 2 partially buried, 1 buried and killed NWAC report
1/04 East Vail backcountry CO 1 snowboarder caught and killed CAIC report
1/03 Fargo ND 1 killed in roof avalanche Avalanche.org
1/03 Snowy Range WY 4 snowmobilers caught, 1 killed News story
1/01 Excelsior Pass area, north of Mount Baker WA 5 snowmobilers caught, 1 injured, 2 killed Avalanche.org
12/31 Western Uintas UT 3 snowmobilers caught, 1 buried and killed UAC report
12/25 East of Park City UT 1 snowmobiler, caught, buried, and killed UAC report
12/23 The Canyons UT 4 inbounds skiers caught, 1 not buried, 1 partially buried, 1 fully buried, 1 killed UAC report
12/18 Edith Creek, Mount Rainier National Park WA 1 snowshoer caught, buried, and killed News story
12/02 Cameron Pass CO 1 snowboarder caught, buried, rescued but died of injuries CAIC report
12/02 Union Creek, near Crystal Mountain WA 3 snowboarders caught, killed while camping NWAC report
12/02 Snoqualmie Pass WA 3 hikers caught, 2 buried and killed, 1 partially buried and self rescued NWAC report

2006-07 SEASON

20 fatalities in the US

Activity Fatalities
Skier 9
Snowboarder 0
Snowmobiler 10
Snowshoer/Climber/Hiker 1

Date Location State Description Link
3/12 Mt Shimer, near Aspen CO 2 skiers caught, buried, and killed CAIC report
3/10 Darby Canyon, near Driggs WY 1 skier caught, buried, and killed News story
3/03 South of Echo Lake, near Mt Evans CO 1 snowshoer caught, partially buried, died during the evacuation CAIC report
3/03 Yellow Mountain, near Big Sky MT 1 skier caught and killed GNFAC report
2/24 Near Crystal Mountain WA 1 skier caught and killed NWAC report
2/21 Gobblerís Knob, Wasatch Range UT 1 skier caught, carried, and killed UAC Report
2/18 Hellís Canyon, near Snowbasin UT 1 skier caught, buried, and killed UAC report
2/17 Signal Peak, southeast of Richfield UT 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed News story
2/17 Tower Mountain, southeast of Heber City UT 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed Avalanche.org
2/17 Palisades Peak Area WY 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed Avalanche.org
2/17 Big Belt Mountains MT 2 snowmobilers caught, buried and killed GNFAC report
2/04 North Mountain CO 1 snowmobiler caught, buried, and killed CAIC report
1/05 Jackson Hole WY 3 out of bounds skiers caught, 2 partially buried, 1 buried and killed Avalanche.org
1/01 Mt Jefferson, Centenial Range MT
12/29 Lionhead, W of West Yellowstone MT
12/21 Snowmass CO 1 skier buried and killed CAIC report
12/16 Stewart Peak, Salt River Range WY 2 snowmobilers caught and buried, 1 killed Avalanche.org
12/16 Scotch Bonnet Peak, near Cooke City MT 1 snowmobiler buried and killed GNFAC report