Avalanche: Mitton Peak

Observer Name
weed
Observation Date
Monday, January 7, 2019
Avalanche Date
Monday, January 7, 2019
Region
Mitton Peak
Location Name or Route
Mitton Peak, Wellsville Mountain Wilderness
Elevation
8,000'
Aspect
Southeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3'
Width
Unknown
Vertical
2,000'
Snow Profile Comments
Snow profile from big meadow east of Mitton Peak....~5900' Note: 51 cm of new inverted snow from the last 48 hrs
Comments
Noticed several recent natural avalanches and numerous crowns on Mitton Peak.  Triggered a few large audible collapses or whumpfs and some shooting cracks in low angled terrain at low elevations...
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