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Avalanche: Steep Hollow

Observer Name
Weed
Observation Date
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Avalanche Date
Friday, December 29, 2017
Region
Steep Hollow
Location Name or Route
Double Top Mt./ East Face
Elevation
9,200'
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Unknown
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
4'
Width
400'
Vertical
300'
Comments

The broad mid-slope avalanche didn't run too far as it mostly stopped on a small bench below.  I'm not sure when this hard slab avalanche occurred or if it was natural or remote triggered.  Looked fairly fresh and there were sled tracks in the bowl to the north (right side looking up).

This one was not worth further investigation, given the danger.

Coordinates

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