An avalanche swept down this face over President's Weekend 2005, burying three people. One was partially buried and managed to dig out one of the others. After much searching, the third person was dug out but had died. Full report here.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe