Avalanche: Alta Periphery

Observer Name
L. Dunn
Observation Date
Friday, November 23, 2018
Avalanche Date
Friday, November 23, 2018
Region
Alta Periphery
Location Name or Route
Point Supreme
Elevation
10300
Aspect
West
Slope Angle
Unknown
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
10"
Width
25
Vertical
40
Comments
This small avalanche likely popped out naturally after the snow stopped Thursday night or even sometime Friday morning as there was little or no new snow on the bed surface or debris. The most notable thing about this slide is the aspect is West-Northwest (300 degrees), showing that upper elevation West/Northwest may be as problematic as the north/east.

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