Avalanche: Benson and Hedges

Observer Name
Brice Corcoran
Observation Date
Monday, March 27, 2017
Avalanche Date
Monday, March 27, 2017
Region
Benson and Hedges
Location Name or Route
Benson and Hedges
Elevation
9,900'
Aspect
North
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Dry Loose
Avalanche Problem
Loose Dry Snow
Comments
Partner and I made it to the mouth of Benson and Hedges Couloir. Watched the couloir sluff 6+ times in under 10 minutes, some were definitely big enough to knock somebody off of their feet. Snowing heavily the whole time. Needless to say, made the choice not to ski the couloir.

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