Avalanche: Millcreek

Observer Name
Ted Scroggin
Observation Date
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Region
Millcreek
Location Name or Route
Upper Mill Creek Drainage
Elevation
10800
Aspect
Southeast
Slope Angle
36
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Wet Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wet Snow
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
4'
Width
250
Vertical
600
Comments
I was not expecting to find wet activity at this elevation and this time of year. It looks like a few roller balls higher on the slope rolled down and triggered this wet slab. It was interesting to see how well connected this wet slab was it fractured around the rocks. There was a nice debris pile at the bottom filled with both dead and green trees.
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