Avalanche: Lacawaxan

Observer Name
Hope
Observation Date
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Avalanche Date
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Region
Lacawaxan
Location Name or Route
Clayton's, backside of Brighton.
Elevation
10200
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Depth
6"
Width
40
Vertical
100
Comments
There were 2 slides down Clayton's with run out all the way to the adjacent trees. We watched one big slide with a sizable mushroom cloud that slid through the usual stop and wait area people us.

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