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Observations

Region: Turnagain
Location: Seattle Ridge, Main Bowl (1st Bowl)
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Route & General Observations

Photos below sent in to CNFAIC of a cornice fall triggered by a snowmachine, which in turn triggered a slab avalanche below on the West aspect of Widowmaker slide path. No one caught. This slab looks to be a storm slab that did not break into deeper layers in the snowpack. Nonetheless, still a large avalanche. Thanks to Clint Kyffin for passing along his photos!

Avalanche Details

Avalanche details

Trigger SnowmachinerAvalanche Type Soft SlabAspect West
Elevation 2400ftSlope AngleunknownCrown Depth 24in
Width 200ftLength 800ft  

Photos & Video

Photos



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