Avalanche: Jaws

Observer Name
Meisenheimer
Observation Date
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Avalanche Date
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Region
Jaws
Location Name or Route
Day's Headwall
Elevation
10000
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
38
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Repeater
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
20"
Width
200
Vertical
500
Comments
I was here on Friday and had the same spot remotely trigger while I was walking on the ridge. This one produced a much larger slide with the addition of the new storm snow and wind. It left a very sizable debris pile at the bottom. All the connected terrain to Jaws also pulled out. Nasty looking ride if you were caught. The left hand side of the photo is the crown and the debris in the bottom is also marked to show how far it ran.

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