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Avalanche: PC Iron Mountain

Observer Name
Logan S.
Observation Date
Friday, January 27, 2017
Avalanche Date
Friday, January 27, 2017
Region
PC Iron Mountain
Location Name or Route
Iron Mountain, Park City
Elevation
8,700'
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
30°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Surface Hoar
Depth
unknown
Width
Unknown
Vertical
Unknown
Carried
1
Comments
Estimated Slope Angle: low 30 degree range. Estimated Depth:18" Estimated width: 35' Vertical: The angle was low with a flat outrun. The slide did not gain much momentum and ran approximately 90'
Comments
The Slide was triggered at in the bottom of the turn. I felt the skis break into the weak layer before seeing the surface shatter.
Coordinates

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