Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Library

Route & General Observations

No other red flags observed during tour

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect South Southwest
Elevation 3500ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Near Miss / Accident Details
Avalanche Details

1 member of party of 3 that had most recently used up track chose a descent above the up track. Unbeknownst to them another party of 1 was on the up track. Upon descent skier triggered wind slab at their feet but were able to stop skiing and not be involved with avalanche. Luckily person using up track was high enough on the track to not get completely smoked by avalanche. Close call. Heads up for what’s below and above you.

Rescue events

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