Avalanche: Cascade Ridge

Observer Name
Logan Cookler - WPG
Observation Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Avalanche Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Region
Cascade Ridge
Location Name or Route
Foreplay Run
Elevation
8,700'
Aspect
West
Slope Angle
40°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
12"
Width
30'
Vertical
200'
Comments
Small 12"x30'x200' soft slab triggered with a ski cut. Very manageable, ran on old melt freeze crust in old snow/new snow interface. Slope had been in the sun for 3+ hours at the time. Only soft slab result with multiple ski cuts all day in the zone.
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