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Avalanche Deaths

YEAR
DATE
DEATHS
LOCATION
ACTIVITY
1958
Mar 9
2 - Male
Snowbasin
Rescuers
1964
Mar 29
1 - Male
Snowbasin
Worker
1965
Dec 31
1 - Male
Park City
In bounds skier
1967
Feb 12
2 - Male
Pharaoh's Glen
Climbers
1968
Feb 19
1 - Male
Rock Canyon
Hiker
1970
Jan 29
1 - Male
Alta
In bounds skier
1973
Jan 29
1 - Male
Park West
In bounds skier
1976
Jan 6
1 - Male
Alta
Out of bounds skier
1977
Mar 3
1 - Male
Snowbird
In bounds skier
1979
Jan 19
1 - Male
Helper
Worker
Apr 2
1 - Male
Lake Desolation
Backcountry skier
1980
Jan 11
1 - Male
Evergreen Ridge
Out of bounds skier
1981
Feb 1
1 - Male
Cardiff
Hiker
Mar 1
1 - Male
Millcreek
Backcountry skier
1982
Mar 22
1 - Male
Near Park West
Backcountry skier
1984
Jan 2
1 - Male
Superior Peak
Backcountry skier
1985
Feb 22
1 - Male
Near Powder Mountain
Backcountry skier
Mar 19
1 - Female
Park City
In bounds wet slide
Nov 13
2 - Males
Sunset Peak
Backcountry skiers
1986
Jan 6
1 - Male
Provo Canyon
Backcountry skier
Feb 17
1 - Male
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Backcountry snowboarder
Feb 19
1 - Male
Alta
In bounds skier
Nov 20
1 - Male
Sugarloaf Alta
Hiker unopened area
1987
Feb 15
1 - Male
Twin Lakes Res
Backcountry skier
1989
Nov 25
1 - Male
Tony Grove Lake
Backcountry skier
1992
Feb 12
3 - Males
1 - Female
Gold Basin
La Sal Mtns
Backcountry skiers
Apr 1
1 - Male
Mineral Basin Snowbird
Backcountry skier
1993
Jan 16
1 - Male
Sundance
(closed area)
Backcountry skier
Feb 25
1 - Male
Pinecrest
Emigration Cyn
Backcountry skier
Apr 3
1 - Male
Wolverine Cirque
Backcountry skier
1994
Feb 18
1 - Male
10,420' pk BCC
Backcountry skier
Nov 7
1 - Male
Snowbird (pre-season)
Backcountry skier
1995
Jan 14
2 - Males
Ben Lomond pk
Snowmobilers
Jan 23
1 - Male
Midway Home
Resident in roof slide
Feb 12
1 - Male
Gobbler's Knob BCC
Backcountry skier
1996
Feb 2
1 - Male
Solitude Patroller
Working Patrol
Mar 27
1 - Male
Maybird Gulch LCC
Backcountry skier
Dec 7
1 - Male
Bountiful Peak
Snowmobiler
Dec 26
1 - Male
Flagstaff Peak
Backcountry snowboarder
1997
Jan 11
3 - Males
Logan Peak
Campers
Jan 25
1 - Male
Provo Canyon
Climber
1998
Jan 17
1 - Male
Near Coalville
Snowmobiler
Jan 18
1 - Male
Sanpete County
Snowmobiler
Feb 26
1 - Male
Near Weber St.
Hiker (possible suicide)
Nov 7
1 - Male
Snowbird (pre-season)
Snowboarder
1999
Jan 2
2 - Males
Wasatch Plateau
Snowboarders
Jan 29
1 - Male
Mt. Nebo
Snowmobiler
Feb 6
1 - Male
Little Willow Cyn
Hiker
2000
Jan 11
1 - Male
1 - Female
Squaretop (Canyons)
Out of bounds skiers
2001
Feb 27
1 - Female
Near Canyons Resort
Out of bounds skier
Mar 10
2 - Males
Uinta Mtns, Oakley
Snowmobiler
Apr 28
2 - Males
Stairs Gulch, BCC
Climbers
Dec 14
1 - Male
Willard Basin
Snowmobiler
2002
Jan 31
1 - Male
Uinta Mtns Windy Rdg
Backcountry skier
Mar 16 2 - Males Brighton Pioneer Rdg Out of bounds snowboarders
2003
Feb 15
1 - Male
Gobbler's Knob BCC
Skier
Dec 26
3 - Males
Aspen Grove
Timpanogos
Snowboarders
2004
Feb 26
1 - Male
Park City Empire Cyn
Snowshoer
Dec 10 1 - Male Twin Lakes Pass SLC Skier
Dec 11
1 - Male
Strawberry, Trout Crk
Snowmobiler
2 - Males Mineral Fork SLC Snowshoers
2005
Jan 8
1 - Male
Choke Cherry
Mt. Pleasant
Snowmobiler
1 - Male Ephraim Canyon Snowboarder
Jan 14
1 - Male
Dutch Draw Park City
Snowboarder
Mar 31
1 - Male
Whiskey Hill
(Eccles Peak)
Snowmobiler
Dec 31
1 - Male
Timpanogos
(Emerald Lake)
Snowshoer
2006
Mar 11
1 - Male
Taylor Canyon
Near Ogden
Snowboarder
Apr 3
1 - Male
Brighton near
Pioneer Ridge
Out of bounds snowboarder
2007
Feb 17
1 - Male
Sevier Plateau near Signal Peak
Snowmobiler
1 - Male
Uintas near Tower Mountain
Snowmobiler
Feb 18
1 - Male
Hell's Canyon north
of Snowbasin
Out of bounds skier
Feb 21
1 - Male
Gobbler's Knob
Big Cottonwood Cyn
Backcountry skier
Dec 23
1 - Male
The Canyons
Skier
Dec 25
1 - Male
Thousand Peaks
Snowmobiler
Dec 31
1 - Male
Co-op Creek
Snowmobiler
2008
Dec 14
1 - Female
Snowbird - Mt. Baldy
Inbounds skier
Dec 24
2 - Male
Providence Canyon
Backside Logan Peak
Snowmobilers
Dec 29
1 - Male
Windy Ridge Moffit Basin NE of Kamas
Snowmobiler
2010
Jan 24
1 - Male
Near Snowbasin
Hell's Canyon
Out of bounds skier
Jan 27
1 - Male
Big Cottonwood Cyn
Silver Fork Area
Out of bounds skier
Jan 29
1 - Male
Near Grandview Peak in Davis County
Snowmobiler
Apr 4
1 - Male
North Slope Francis Pk in Morgan County
Snowmobiler
2011
Mar 26
1 - Male
Big Horseshoe Bowl Sanpete County
Backcountry skier
Nov 13
1 - Male
Snowbird, South Chute, Gad Valley
Inbounds snowboarder Snowbird yet to open.
2012
Jan 28
1 - Male
Kesler Ridge,
Little Giant
Backcountry,
Out of Bounds
Feb 5
1 - Male
Near Fish Lake in Sevier County
Snowmobiler
Feb 23
1 - Male
Dutch Canyon near The Canyons Resort
Out of Bounds
Snowboarder
Mar 3
1 - Male
Beaver Basin area LaSal Mountains
Snowmobiler
2014
Feb 8
1 - Female
American Fork Canyon Near Tibble Fork Reservoir
Snowshoer
Feb 9
1 - Male
Backcountry near Huntington Reservoir
Snowmobiler
Mar 7
1 - Male
Uinta Mountains near Whitney Reservoir
Snowmobiler
TOTAL AVALANCHE DEATHS = 109 (103 Males, 6 Females)

Updated March 7th, 2014




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