PRELIMINARY: A backcountry snowboarder was caught, buried, and killed in an avalanche on Taylor Mountain, northwest of Teton Pass, around 2:45 PM on April 1. The rider was the second person on the slope. His partner was not caught, but unable to locate the rider. Search and Rescue responded but could not locate the rider before dark on April 1. Searchers recovered the body on April 2. The avalanche had buried the rider several feet deep.
Bridger Teton Avalanche Center