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Avalanche: Rolfson

Observer Name
Kobernik
Observation Date
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Region
Rolfson
Location Name or Route
Rolfson
Elevation
9,800'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
40°
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
2'
Width
200'
Vertical
250'
Comments
This avalanche was triggered by a snowmobiler as he was sidehilling mid way across the slope.  The slid broke into old snow that had become weak during the mid December dry period.
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