Avalanche: Lost Creek Reservoir

Observer Name
Kobernik/Rasmussen
Observation Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Region
Lost Creek Reservoir
Location Name or Route
West of Lost Creek Reservoir
Elevation
10,000'
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
15"
Comments

A number of avalanches occurred in this area during the tail end of the last storm.  They all broke into old weak snow near the ground.  None of them ran all that far, most stopped short of the transition zone.

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