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Skier killed in Hatcher Pass Avalanche

A skier identified as Randall Bergt was killed in an avalanche in Hatcher Pass on November 22nd.  View official report here News stories can be viewed at ADN – Public Radio – US World News – KTUU View more information at HPAC Photo by Kirk Johnson

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Small Child killed in roof avalanche April 4, 2017

Avalanche Details Location: North Pole State: Alaska Date: 2017/04/01 Time: 1:30 PM (Estimated) Summary Description: 1 resident partially buried-critical, later died Primary Activity: Resident Primary Travel Mode: Foot Location Setting: Town/Settlement Number Caught: 1 Partially Buried, Non-Critical: 0 Partially Buried, Critical: 1 Fully Buried: 0 Injured: 0 Killed: 1 Avalanche Type: R Trigger: N – Natural Trigger (subcode): — Size – Relative to Path: — Size – Destructive Force: — Sliding Surface: — […]

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Snug Harbor Snowmobiler Killed in Avalanche January 28, 2017

Preliminary report HERE Bryant Evans and Tyler Kloos were riding snowmobiles approximately two miles from the Cooper Landing trailhead when an avalanche occurred. Evans told troopers he witnessed the avalanche bury Kloos, who was wearing an avalanche beacon, according to the dispatch. “Evans located Kloos and dug him out,” troopers wrote. “Other people in the area assisted.” […]

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