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Anchorage man killed in avalanche on the Kenai Peninsula

An avalanche caught and buried a backcountry snowboarder. His two companions recovered him from under 6 feet of avalanche debris and performed CPR, but he did not survive. One companion returned to the trailhead where he had cell phone coverage and called authorities around 6:30 PM. Search and Rescue recovered the body at 8:15 PM  […]

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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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