Avalanche: Silver Fork Headwall

Observer Name
DaveE
Observation Date
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Avalanche Date
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Region
Silver Fork Headwall
Location Name or Route
Silver Fork Headwall
Elevation
9,900'
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
38°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Depth
18"
Width
15'
Comments
Sorry for late entry. Busy. Walking the ridge along silver fork headwall 25th around 10am trying not to get blown away. Stepping very 'heavy' along edge to see if anything would break loose and was not disappointed. Ran to just above flats but DID NOT step down or really entrain much new snow. This is the second wind slab I have seen break loose in the area that did not step down.
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