Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Widow maker

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 SnowboarderRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect West
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth4ftWidth 500ft
Vertical 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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Good visibility. Overcast skies

Snow surface

Blower dry snow on a great carvable base

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