Professional Observer:   Wendy Wagner
Location: Turnagain -   Seattle Ridge - Repeat Offender
Date: Jan 9th, 2013
A few more pictures and video of the Seattle Ridge, Repeat Offender, avalanche
on January 8th. Official write up in a previous observation from January 9th.
|A short video clip of Kevin discussing the large Repeat Offender avalanche that a snowmachiner remotely triggered the afternoon of January 8th.|
|Photo 1. Deep section of the crown face - around 10ft deep in this section.|
|Photo 2. Several trees were ripped out by debris/powder cloud.|
|Photo 3. |
|Photo 4. Example of thick and thin sections of a slab. The thinner the slab the more likely a persons weight will impact the weak layer and potentially trigger an avalanche.|
|Lat: 60.8160 Long: -149.2002|
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