Avalanche: Ben Lomond Headwall

Observer Name
Bill Brandt, Lee Fortin
Observation Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Region
Ben Lomond Headwall
Location Name or Route
Ben Lomond to Willard Peak headwall
Elevation
9500
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Depth
unknown
Width
Unknown
Vertical
2000
Comments

Multiple crowns along Ben Lomond Willard Peak ridgeline which ran full track to bottom of Cutler Basin. Probable mid storm natural releases. Also oberved several slides along steep banks of upper Cutler Creek.

Coordinates

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