Avalanche: Steam Mill #3

Observer Name
Ben, kory, Mike
Observation Date
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Region
Steam Mill #3
Location Name or Route
Steam Mill 3
Elevation
9,000'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
6"
Width
10'
Vertical
100'
Comments

A ski cut produced a small wind slab today on Steam Mill 3. The snow was soft and the skiing was good. Some wind damage noted in isolated spots. 

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