Avalanche: Rock Canyon

Observer Name
Deven Serr
Observation Date
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Avalanche Date
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Region
Rock Canyon
Location Name or Route
Crows Foot slide path
Elevation
10000
Aspect
Southwest
Slope Angle
50
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
Density Change
Depth
unknown
Width
Unknown
Vertical
3000
Comments
Crows Foot slide path slide during the storm cycle over Christmas Day, new snow on debris pile represented the latest storm cycle. The debris pile was 30-50ft deep and 300 yards long, pretty good sized for this early in the season. Last years slides during February in this area were extraordinary in size. Snow depth at 8300ft was 45-50" no other avalanche activity was observed, none of the dozen or so side paths off of the West face of Cascade Peak have slide but this one so far this season.
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