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
2016-Jan-19 Cedar Basin Avalanche Fatality 1 skier caught, partially buried and killed
2015-Dec-19 Sheep Mountain Avalanche Fatality 3 caught: 1 partially buried, 2 fully buried, 1 killed
2015-Nov-05 Sacajewea Bowl Avalanche Incident - Hunters 2 caught, not buried, 1 injured
2015-Apr-11 Beehive Peak Avalanche Fatality 1 caught, not buried, killed
2014-Nov-28 Henderson Mountain 2 caught, 1 buried 7 feet deep
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