Detailed Accident Report
Submitted By: AAA
Place: La Pine, Newberry Volcano, Paulina Peak
Summary: 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and killed
On Sunday afternoon a local snowmobiler was buried and killed on Oregon's Paulina Peak, about 20 miles southeast of Bend, OR. The man was found about 2 hours later.
<B>Official Report</B> There is no official avalanche forecast center for this area, however, the local Central Oregon Avalanche Association may document this accident. A link to any report will be posted.
On January 2, 2010, a snowmobiler was also buried and killed on Paulina Peak avalanche.state.co.us .
On January 15, 1998, a snowmobiler was buried and survived a 20-minute, 5-foot burial.