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Account of this tragic event in this week's edition of Sports Illustrated

February 21 2003 at 3:45 PM
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Response to 6 High School Skiing Fatalities in Glacier NP Avalanche in British Columbia

 

In an instant a wilderness ski trip became a nightmare as British Columbia's second fatal avalanche in 12 days claimed seven young lives, according to Sports Illustrated.



The monstrous slide, estimated at more than 850 yards wide, hit with enough force to flatten 10 acres of forest. Kip Wiley.



 
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