Avalanche: Dog Leg

Observer Name
David Rosenberg
Observation Date
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Region
Dog Leg
Location Name or Route
Providence Canyon, Dogleg
Elevation
7,900'
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
35°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem
Wet Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow
Depth
10"
Width
20'
Vertical
100'
Comments
8-10" of new heavy, dense snow this evening. Skied well, surfed on top. Halfway down the steep roll-over on Dogleg, I unintentionally triggered a small wet slide. About 3 ski widths wide. Stopped about 50 vertical feet above where the chute flattens out. Only noticed it when I stopped a bit lower down and looked back up. Also intentionally triggered a similar sized wet slide a bit lower down on dogleg on the steep portion below the road. Ski cut this one and it went 50 feet down or so. Snowing most of the evening, wet, often heavy, very poor visibility, can't even see the slide in the photo from 200 feet away.
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