Regional, US and World Avalanche Accident Reports

The accidents and incidents listed here are from this season in Montana. Check the archives for previous years. A listing of all the accidents in the United States and the world can be found at the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC)

Accident Date Location / Name No. of caught/buried/killed
2015-Apr-11 Beehive Peak Avalanche Fatality 1 caught, not buried, killed
2014-Nov-26 Henderson Mountain Avalanche Fatality 1 caught, buried, killed
2014-Mar-15 Mount Abundance Avalanche 2 triggered, 1 caught, partially buried, injured
2014-Mar-11 Crown Butte Avalanche Fatality 1 caught, buried, killed
2014-Feb-26 Chippewa Avalanche 1 caught
2014-Feb-16 Beehive Basin Avalanche 3 skiers caught, 2 partially buried, 1 injured
2014-Jan-17 Henderson Ridge Avalanche 1 triggered, another caught and buried
2014-Jan-01 Onion Basin Avalanche Fatality 2 caught, 1 fully buried and killed, 1 partially buried
2013-Feb-19 Bridger Peak Accident 1 caught, partially buried, injured
2013-Feb-09 Alex Lowe Peak Avalanche 1 caught
2012-Oct-28 Northern Bridger Range; south of Frazier Lake 3 skiers triggered, caught and partially buried; 2 injured
2012-Feb-24 S.Summit of Saddle Peak Accident 1 caught, partially buried, injured
2012-Feb-22 Daisy Pass Avalanche Fatality 4 caught/ 3 partial, 1 full burial/ 1 killed
2011-Dec-31 Henderson Mountain Avalanche Fatality 1 caught/buried/killed
2011-Dec-31 Hayden Creek Avalanche Fatality 1 caught, buried, killed
2011-Feb-14 Truman Gulch Avalanche Fatality 1 caught, buried, killed
2011-Feb-06 Frazier Avalanche 1 caught, partially buried, injured
2010-Apr-14 McAtee Basin Avalanche 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 fully buried and killed
2010-Jan-03 Scotch Bonnet Avalanche 1 caught, buried, killed
2009-Dec-13 Lenin, Big Sky Ski Resort 2 caught, 1 partially buried, no injuries
2009-Dec-10 Hyalite Avalanche Fatality 1 caught, killed
2009-Oct-31 Granite Peak Avalanche 3 skiers caught
2009-Oct-24 Gem Lake Avalanche 4 skiers caught, 4 partially buried
2009-Feb-11 MOUNT TWO TOP AVALANCHE ACCIDENT 3 snowmobilers caught / 1 killed
2009-Jan-17 CROWN BUTTE AVALANCHE FATALITY 2 snowmobilers caught, 2 buried, 1 killed
2009-Jan-17 GRAVELLY RANGE AVALANCHE FATALITY 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and killed
2008-Jan-20 Beehive Basin 1 caught, buried, killed
2007-Mar-03 Yellow Mountain 1 caught , buried, killed