Avalanche: Tower Mountain

Observer Name
Triton Thompson/Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Region
Tower Mountain
Location Name or Route
Tower Mountain
Elevation
10,200'
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
38°
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
New Snow
Depth
8'
Width
300'
Vertical
200'
Comments

Forecaster note-

Trent and I were in the hood working on the Currant Creek Peak weather station when we spotted this slide. Added pics and other pertinent details. No snow profile... slide broke on early season facets near the ground.

Coordinates

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