Avalanche: Lake Canyon

Observer Name
Craig Gordon/Tyler St Jeor
Observation Date
Friday, March 13, 2015
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Region
Lake Canyon
Location Name or Route
Lake Canyon Upper Bowls
Elevation
10200
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
36
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
2.5'
Width
150
Vertical
450
Comments
<p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/staff/Craig/IMG_3210.JPG" style="height:600px; width:800px" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/staff/Craig/IMG_3191.JPG" style="height:600px; width:800px" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/staff/Craig/IMG_3201.JPG" style="height:600px; width:800px" /></p> <p>Looked like slides were a couple days old... perhaps triggered Wednesday or early Thursday.. None-the-less, avalanche conditions remain sketchy on the Skyline and the big weekend warm up will most likely keep things on edge, especially in steep, rocky terrain facing the north half of the compass.</p>
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