Avalanche: Ben Lomond

Observer Name
Doug Wewer
Observation Date
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Avalanche Date
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Region
Ben Lomond
Location Name or Route
Ben Lomond Peak
Elevation
9,200'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Comments

This isn't the best photo, but there appears to have been some shallow natural activity along the upper ridgeline of Ben Lomond. Looks like storm snow, fairly shallow, that was filled in by the storm and wind.

Comments

I saw this crown today too (photo below, right side below ridge) and thought it was a fresh storm slab, but after comparing it to photos from last week, it appears it is just an old slide (from 1/9) that was coated with the new snow.

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