Avalanche: Emma Ridges

Observer Name
BH
Observation Date
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Region
Emma Ridges
Location Name or Route
Emma Ridge "Culps"
Elevation
10,400'
Aspect
South
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Skier
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
18"
Width
125'
Vertical
800'
Comments
Saw several natural avalanches in the Silver Fork Headwall. Triggered this avalanche on our second lap on rollover on Culps on Emma Ridge. Propagated across the gully and ran an estimated 800 feet. Clearly ran on old snow interface.

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