Very sad day in WA climbing and BC skiing

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Re: Very sad day in WA climbing and BC skiing

by T Sharp » Fri Feb 04, 2011 6:25 am

Very Sad Indeed. My Condolences to her Family and Friends :(

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Re: Very sad day in WA climbing and BC skiing

by Snidely Whiplash » Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:23 pm

What happened? Is this the Red Mountain near Commonwealth Basin? Avalanche?

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Re: Very sad day in WA climbing and BC skiing

by dskoon » Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:41 pm

Looks like it was a cornice that broke and carried her down.

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Re: Very sad day in WA climbing and BC skiing

by nickmech » Sun Feb 06, 2011 10:21 pm

You just never know... Last news report was they have located her but still unstable snow conditions for recovery.

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Re: Very sad day in WA climbing and BC skiing

by LuminousAphid » Tue Feb 15, 2011 5:39 pm

Very sad, I was up there this last summer. I just remembered the two people I met on the summit and scrambled down into commonwealth basin with throwing a couple rocks right down where the cornice would have fallen... it is indeed trecherous terrain.


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