Avalanche: Elk Point

Observer Name
David Warnick
Observation Date
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Region
Elk Point
Location Name or Route
NE Chute of Elk Point
Elevation
10600
Aspect
East
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
unknown
Width
Unknown
Vertical
3000
Comments
I’m not sure when this slid but I did not notice it on my way up around 10 then saw it on the way down around 2 PM. Likely started high on elk point where the sun had been hitting. Pretty substantial debris pile close to summer trail.
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