Final Report, South Waldron Creek avalanche fatality

An avalanche fatality occurred on January 5, 2019 west of Choteau, MT, an area not covered by our forecasts. FAC staff visited the site on January 6 and issued a preliminary report a few days later. We have published a final report detailing the snowpack, weather, events, and avalanche characteristics of the accident.

We extend our sincere condolences to everyone involved in these accidents.

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Friday, February 15, 2019