Avalanche: Box Elder

Observer Name
Meisenheimer
Observation Date
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Avalanche Date
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Region
Box Elder
Location Name or Route
Box Elder Peak Great NW Cirque
Elevation
9800
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Comments

It looked like the avalanche started as a wind slab (yellow line) off the ridge - as it trickled down the slope it released a larger and deeper slab avalanche underneath the cliff band. It ran down and out if sight as far as I could see. 

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