Natural Resources

Avalanches

Date: March 3, 2008

Location: Tablelands, Trout River

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Injuries: 0

Source: Lewis Hillbillies web site, Keith Nicol

A snowmobiler was "highmarking" in the vicinity of the Tablelands near Trout River when he triggered a large slab avalanche. The slab, as estimated from the crest fracture, was 2-3 m thick. The snowmobiler escaped by running at full speed down-slope away from the avalanche path.

 
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