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Brian Waddington, John and Janet Pearson die in Avalanche Tragedy #21


Written 1996-05-24: Brian Waddington, John Pearson and Janet Pearson (Noakes) were killed Friday May 17 at 12:30 in an avalanche while climbing Cerberus Mountain, on the Monarch icefield. The other two members of the party were Betsy Waddington, Brian's wife, and Phil Hammer. The party of 5 was on a 21 day expedition. All three of the people killed were well known and very experienced mountaineers in the British Columbia Mountaineering community and the event has shocked many club members. It has been almost 2 years to the day since club member Randy Stoltmann was killed on a similar

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