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 SnowmachinerAvalanche Type Unknown
Aspect SouthwestElevation 2100ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth2ft
Width 800ftVertical 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.