Avalanche: Scotts Bluff

Observer Name
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Observation Date
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Avalanche Date
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Region
Scotts Bluff
Location Name or Route
Scott’s Bluff
Elevation
9600
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
38
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
20"
Width
125
Vertical
600
Comments
Remotely triggered this avalanche from the other side of the ridge and 100ft away. It ran on a layer of large grain facets at the ground, no October crust was noted in the crown. Of note was that the facets were not cleaned out of the bed surface and seems likely to repeat.
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