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Avalanche: Days Headwall

Observer Name
Meisenheimer
Observation Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Avalanche Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Region
Days Headwall
Location Name or Route
Oingo Boingo
Elevation
10,000'
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
37°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
18"
Width
150'
Vertical
500'
Comments

Walking the Days Fork ridge line we remotely triggered this avalanche from roughly 50' away. Big collapse and then the steep part of the slope avalanched. After a few seconds it sympathetically released the adjacent slope and that also ran to the flats. 

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