Avalanche: Current Creek

Observer Name
Brad packer
Observation Date
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Region
Current Creek
Location Name or Route
Current creek pass
Elevation
9500
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
40
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
2'
Width
80
Vertical
90
Comments
Considerable weak layer between 20 to 28 inches. Slide triggered after riding within 50 feet of hill. Noted several other breaks in snow on several north and east facing slopes. Potential for avalanches extreme on slopes exceeding 40 degrees.

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