CAIC: Colorado Avalanche Information Center

2019/01/25 - Idaho - Upper Palisades Lake, Snake River Range

Published 2019/01/26 by Spencer Logan - Forecaster, CAIC


Avalanche Details

  • Location: Upper Palisades Lake, Snake River Range
  • State: Idaho
  • Date: 2019/01/25
  • Time: 12:00 AM (Estimated)
  • Summary Description: 1 snowmobiler killed
  • Primary Activity: Snowmobiler
  • Primary Travel Mode: Snowmobile

Number

  • Caught: 0
  • Fully Buried: 0
  • Injured: 0
  • Killed: 1

Avalanche

  • Type: --
  • Trigger: --
  • Trigger (subcode): --
  • Size - Relative to Path: --
  • Size - Destructive Force: --
  • Sliding Surface: --

Site

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  • Site Elevation: --
  • Slope Angle: --
  • Slope Characteristic: --

Accident Summary

PRELIMINARY: A snowmobiler died in an avalanche near Upper Palisades Lake in eastern Idaho. Details are limited at this time.