Avalanche: Alexander Basin

Observer Name
Hardesty, Wilson, Pollick
Observation Date
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Region
Alexander Basin
Location Name or Route
Alexander Basin East Bowl
Elevation
9800
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Unknown
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
16"
Width
50
Vertical
600
Comments

Surprised to see this other avalanche after heading down canyon from looking at the more southern one.  This was not triggered by cornice fall but may have been triggered remotely by our party.  Unknown.  

Comments

Photos of both avalanches, similar in nature and a photo through the monocular.  

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