Avalanche: Summit

Location: Near Summit

Route & General Observations

NW aspect 1500′-2800′ Active wind transport and crossloading of lower elevation wind sheltered areas. Overcast and snowing.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect North Northwest
Elevation 2000ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 12inWidth 30ft
Vertical Run 150ft  
Avalanche Details

Skier was able to initiate several small pockets of windslab to release on lower elevation wind sheltered terrain. Appeared to have failed on the new/old(windcrust) interface.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Windy, snowing lightly, overcast, 30*

Snow surface

Powder and wind affected surfaces


No formal tests

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