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Avalanche: Chalk Creek

Observer Name
Craig Gordon/Johnny Adolphson
Observation Date
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Avalanche Date
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Region
Chalk Creek
Location Name or Route
El Diablo
Elevation
10,600'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
40°
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Deep Slab
Weak Layer
Ground Interface
Depth
10'
Width
1/2 Mile
Vertical
1,000'
Comments

Quite possibly the largest slide yet this season. Ten feet deep and over a 1/2 mile wide this slide encompasses the entire drainage with every aspect on the north half of the compass getting in on the act.

Coordinates

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