Avalanche: Double Hill

Observer Name
Craig Gordon/Ted Scroggin
Observation Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Region
Double Hill
Location Name or Route
Double Hill North Bowl
Elevation
10,200'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
36°
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
4'
Width
700'
Vertical
600'
Comments

We rolled up to this slide minutes after it occurred. Triggered low on an adjacent slope, this avalanche failed on facets above the Thanksgiving rain/heat crust.

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