Avalanche: Cutler Ridge

Observer Name
kory
Observation Date
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Avalanche Date
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Region
Cutler Ridge
Location Name or Route
Cutler Ridge
Elevation
7,700'
Slope Angle
35°
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
100'
Vertical
60'
Comments

I was able to intentionally trigger two very soft but very touchy storm slabs today on Cutler.  I am not exactly sure the recipe but both were identical even though they were 1,500 ft vertically different.  Other slopes with similar aspect seemed very stuck.

Comments

Second slide right above the summer trail just before you turn west into the aspens.

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