Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Widow maker

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Route & General Observations

Great snow, boarder tested smaller slopes then dropped in off the main peak. Slab broke under them and propagated.

Hours after the first Avalanche and after 8-15 board tracks the looker right side of the West aspect of Widow maker released. From a boarder via remote trigger from 20- 30ft away.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SnowboarderAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect WestElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth4ft
Width 500ftVertical Run 200ft
Avalanche Details

Snowboarder triggered the slab underneath them as they were at the top. They did not get caught.

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Observer Comments

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Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Good visibility. Overcast skies

Snow surface

Blower dry snow on a great carvable base

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