Avalanche: Hoyt Peak

Observer Name
Michael Janulaitis
Observation Date
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Avalanche Date
Monday, February 19, 2018
Region
Hoyt Peak
Location Name or Route
Hoyt Peak
Elevation
10100
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
40
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Width
200
Vertical
400
Comments

I stumbled onto this slide this afternoon on Hoyt Peak.  I believe it occurred Monday afternoon as I was in the area that morning. It ran down through the trees at the bottom.  There is another smaller fresher slide in the second pic lookers right.  Looks this pocket pulled out yesterday but possibly today just before I arrived around 1:30.

Coordinates

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