Avalanche: Reynolds East Face Shoulder

Observer Name
Hardesty
Observation Date
Monday, December 25, 2017
Avalanche Date
Monday, December 25, 2017
Region
Reynolds East Face Shoulder
Location Name or Route
Reynolds Peak
Elevation
9,300'
Aspect
North
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
16"
Width
100'
Comments

Remotely triggered this initial slide from 300' away while ascending the top of Lees Fork (parallels Mill D North).  Failed at the top of the "youngest facets" beneath the week's storm snow.  

Coordinates

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