Avalanche: Elk Point

Observer Name
Primomo
Observation Date
Friday, April 4, 2014
Avalanche Date
Friday, April 4, 2014
Region
Elk Point
Location Name or Route
East Chute Elk Point
Elevation
9600
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
39
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem
Wet Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
6"
Vertical
2000
Comments

A few WL-ASc-R1-D2-I triggered today while descending. Aspects ranged from NE-SE, starting elevations 9600 to 9200ft. Slides were predictable, though entraining well and running fairly fast on the old crust. Because of the nature of the terrain, they went for a long vertical ride.

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