Avalanche: Summit

Location: Near Summit

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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 SkierAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect North NorthwestElevation 2000ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth 12in
Width 30ftVertical 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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Weather

Windy, snowing lightly, overcast, 30*

Snow surface

Powder and wind affected surfaces

Snowpack

No formal tests

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