Avalanche: Mtn Tukunikuvatz N. Face

Observer Name
Lambrose, Trenbeath
Observation Date
Monday, March 15, 2010
Avalanche Date
Sunday, March 14, 2010
Region
Mtn Tukunikuvatz N. Face
Location Name or Route
Elevation
12,200'
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
40°
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Weak Layer
New Snow
Depth
2'
Width
Unknown
Vertical
1,000'
Comments

Slide initiated above cliffs at about 12,200 feet as a small slab and run through the gut of the N. face of Tuk. Below the cliffs it broke out a much larger piece of snow appx. 400' wide. 6" of new snow was measured in conjunction with this even at our Golds Basin study plot sat. night/sunday. Winds were up from the south with this storm and crazy moist east flow on Sunday may have dropped more snow in selct locations that we measured. Crown est. at 2 feet in depth.

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