Avalanche: Snake Creek

Observer Name
GDP
Observation Date
Monday, January 15, 2018
Avalanche Date
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Region
Snake Creek
Location Name or Route
Snake Creek/Big Flat
Elevation
9300
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
38
Trigger
Natural
Depth
10"
Width
200
Vertical
400
Comments
I went to see the avalanche that was reported on Saturday, January 13th, above Big Flat. I went south about 2,000 yards along the ridge from below and noticed 3 more avalanches that had been naturally triggered on the same ridgeline, i.e., the ridge betwee n Big Flat and Dry Fork. We had skied this same slope last Sunday without incident. The avalanches weren't that deep, but would have definitely given one a ride!

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