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Date: 2014-03-15
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Haines, Kicking Horse Valley, Tele Bowl
State: AK
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 1 heli-ski guide caught, buried and killed

A 31-year-old heli ski guide was buried and killed outside of Haines, near Kicking Horse Valley, on Saturday. He was unresponsive when uncovered from a 4-foot burial after 15 minutes. Resuscitation efforts were started immediately. He died Monday in hospital.

One year ago on March 3, 2013 a heli-snowboarder was killed in the Kicking Horse valley when a cornice collapsed beneath him.

Media Report: freeskier.com

Official Report: The Haines Avalanche Information Center has some preliminary information at alaskasnow.org
Alaska State Troopers www.dps.state.ak.us

Posted: 18 March 2014 at 2248 MDT.
Updated: 1 April 2014 at 1401 MDT.