Avalanche: Willard Peak

Observer Name
Bill Brandt
Observation Date
Monday, January 16, 2017
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Region
Willard Peak
Location Name or Route
Northern ridge to Willard Peak
Elevation
7,500'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
unknown
Width
1/2 Mile
Vertical
1,500'
Comments

Old slide, but humbling. Flag tree stripped of branches approximately 20-25 ft. high. Hard snow deposited on the trunk. Several photos of the deposition. Hiked for 600 vertical ft. on deposition pile. Two separate slides paths fed into same run out path.

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