Avalanche: Central Wood Camp Bowls

Observer Name
weed
Observation Date
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Avalanche Date
Sunday, March 6, 2016
Region
Central Wood Camp Bowls
Location Name or Route
Central Wood Camp, Diamond Point North
Elevation
7,400'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
41°
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem
Wet Snow
Weak Layer
Wet grains
Depth
unknown
Width
45'
Vertical
350'
Comments

We noticed a fair amount of recent wet activity on north and northeast facing mid elevation slopes in the Wood Camp Area.  These likely occurred over the weekend with record warm temperatures on Saturday and rain and wind on Sunday.

This one looks to have been initiated by either a cornice fall or a shallow wind slab, but it involved wet snow in descent.

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