Avalanche: Castle Rock

Observer Name
Jeremy Jensen..........and J.Watterson
Observation Date
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Avalanche Date
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Region
Castle Rock
Location Name or Route
Castle Rock
Elevation
9,500'
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
3'
Width
400'
Vertical
700'
Comments

Possibly triggered by cornice fall but unsure. No human tracks in the area. Looks to have started about 50 ft wide propagating out to a few hundred feet wide a bit lower.

Comments

These from J. Watterson, also from Saturday.......

Coordinates

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