Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Location: Seattle Ridge- 2nd Bowl (Juniors)

Route & General Observations

Large avalanche that was snowmachine triggered in 2nd Bowl on February 10th. Report sent in to the avalanche center stated one person was caught and able to ride out of the slide. The slab is believed to be around 2-3′ thick and failed in buried weak faceted snow.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SnowmachinerRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect Southwest
Elevation 2100ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth2ftWidth 800ft
Vertical Run 500ft  
Avalanche Details

Avalanche dimensions are estimated from the photo. Note how the crown wraps around the top of the slop and out of view.