Avalanche: Cutler Basin

Observer Name
Doug Wewer, Van Roberts
Observation Date
Monday, January 2, 2012
Avalanche Date
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Region
Cutler Basin
Location Name or Route
Cutler Basin
Elevation
8,300'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
6"
Width
50'
Vertical
100'
Comments

Observed this natural avalanche from Ben Lomond Peak.  It appears to have run after the Friday night wind event.  Interesting that it released mid-slope in Cutler Basin.  No other avalanches were observed today.

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