Body Sliding Teen Survives 75 Foot Avalance in Olympic National Park

The Peninsula News reports a Port Townsend teenager body sliding at Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park wasswept 75 feet downhill by an avalanche. He survived unhurt. Park officials said it was a wind-slab avalanche, about 120 feet wide and 200 feet long. Such slab avalanches are the most common type caused by skiers and snowboarders

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