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UPDATE -- Man Killed In Mt. Washington, NH Avalanche Identified

Credit: Bronayur at the English language Wikipedia [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
The man who was killed in the April 11 avalanche at Mt. Washington, NH has been identified by local authorities.

Nicholas D. Benedix, 32, was the man that was killed while skiing in the area known as Raymond's Cataract.

Benedix was skiing alone when he was buried by a human-triggered avalanche, which was initially reported to be in Tuckerman Ravine. Rescuers dug Benedix out of the snow, reported as over a meter deep. He was then airlifted from the scene but pronounced dead soon after.

UPDATE -- New Information From Mt. Washington Avalanche That Claimed One Life

Home UPDATE -- New Information From Mt. Washington Avalanche That Claimed One Life New information has been given concerning the fatal avalanche that took place yesterday, April 11, on Mt. Washington, New Hampshire. The Initial reports said the avalanche was on Tuckerman Ravine, a popular backcountry area at Mt. Washington.

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