Avalanche: Hells Kitchen

Observer Name
Brett Verhoef
Observation Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Avalanche Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Region
Hells Kitchen
Location Name or Route
Hells Kitchen, Logan Canyon
Elevation
7,100'
Aspect
Southwest
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Wet Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
12"
Width
30'
Vertical
30'
Comments
Wet slide observed from the skin track near the bottom of Hells Kitchen Canyon (7100'). Upper slopes showed signs of heating and definite collapsing underfoot but no slides were observed above 7500'.
Coordinates

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