Avalanche: Niotche Creek

Observer Name
Kreig Rasmussen
Observation Date
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Avalanche Date
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Region
Niotche Creek
Location Name or Route
Gooseberry - Niotche Creek
Elevation
9,800'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
35°
Depth
4'
Width
200'
Vertical
40'
Comments

Deep wind loaded pocket pulled out on a snowmobiler.  The slope was very short so there was not huge consequences.  It does demonstrate very well how the recent wind drifts are reacting to being prodded with a sled.

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