Avalanche: West Willow

Observer Name
Lars Morris
Observation Date
Monday, December 22, 2014
Avalanche Date
Monday, December 22, 2014
Region
West Willow
Location Name or Route
Willow fork
Elevation
9400
Aspect
North
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
12"
Width
1/4 mile
Vertical
800
Comments
Skinning up west willow ridge line I remotely triggered the entire west willow aera as well as the east slope on the back side of bear trap. I didn't get a good look at it but it appeared to have stepped down. Leaving a mostly snow free slope. I was on the other side of the ridge in trees when I remotely triggered the slide from over 30 feet away.
Coordinates

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