Avalanche: Powder Mountain Backcountry

Observer Name
Everett, Khunly, Pollick
Observation Date
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Avalanche Date
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Region
Powder Mountain Backcountry
Location Name or Route
Scrapes, Jensens
Elevation
8800
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
38
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
Depth Hoar
Depth
unknown
Width
1/4 mile
Vertical
1500
Comments

Noticed this large wall-wall near climax avalanche on Monday the 10th but poor visibility to see the real aftermath. This slide likely occurred the evening of the 8th during a widespread cycle in this area. This slope likely released simultaneously with Jensens bowl to the north. Evidence of D4 characteristics were present. R4 only due to the lack of debris/ evidence in the toe of runout.

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